Well, they hadn't seen Smith as a blue Genie until a Sunday night Grammys commercial... and the internet is going bonkers.
Speaking about the role, and the shadow of Williams - who died in 2014 - looming over him, Smith told Entertainment Tonight: "I was terrified doing the Genie after Robin Williams".
Helmed by Guy Ritchie, Aladdin stars Mena Massoud in the lead and Naomi Scott as Jasmine alongside Smith. Well, for the time being, yes, as Aladdin is certainly shaping up to be another promising live-action remake from the studio. And I say this as someone who's been an ardent defender of Ritchie's last couple of fun-filled blockbusters.
You ain't never had a friend (or nightmare) like GenieWill Smith.
But we'll all get the full picture this summer, when Aladdin premieres in theaters on May 24th.
Abramovich demands Champions League football, and Sarri is increasingly in danger of failing to deliver a top-four finish. City could do with a favour from Manchester United , who host Liverpool at Old Trafford later in February.
Among her biggest hits are " Jolene ", "9 to 5", "I Will Always Love You" and "Islands in the Stream" (with Kenny Rogers). All of the performers came on stage to perform "9 to 5" along with the entire crowd singing along.
Greece's ratification of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation accord will see Macedonia now call itself by its new name. Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech during a parliament session in Athens, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019.
Additionally, heavy snow drifts closed major highways in eastern Washington, with around 50,000 people losing power on Saturday. The National Weather Service says light snow has started to make its way into the interior lowlands Sunday afternoon.
Chances are you will not see Childish Gambino , Drake , or Kendrick Lamar take centre stage at Sunday's Grammys . It was when my creativity & self expression was stifled by you, that I decided not to attend.
Electric Fields took out second place with their song 2000 And Whatever , while Sheppard came in third place with On My Way . Despite being a European contest, Australia has been competing in Eurovision since 2015.
At the Rio Olympics in 2016, recycled metals were used for medals but for less than 30 per cent of gold and silver. This means that all of the 2020 Olympic medals will potentially have iPhone and Android parts in them.
This is more of a PSA, but as handy tips go, it's pretty darn useful, especially if you're one of those who didn't get a code. The grand Private Beta Event was commenced on February 7th, 2019 and still, conclude on 10th February of this very month.
That she definitely did and Stormi soon found herself trending on Twitter as fans were freaking out over how insane the party was. To kick things off, all the guests entered via " Stormi's mouth" in an inflatable version of the toddler's face - I mean, extra.
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande win early Grammy awards
The song is nominated for an Oscar and also won at the Golden Globes , Critics' Choice Movie Awards and the Satellite Awards. There will also be a tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, who died last August.
Orlando Apollos rout Atlanta in AAF debut, 40
The Legends will head back to Atlanta to regroup before heading out next week to play the San Diego Fleet on the road. Orlando built a 22-6 lead at halftime and never looked back to win its season opener.
Spotify will now ban accounts using ad-blockers
An eMarketer report a year ago said that a quarter of USA internet users, or about 70 million people, deploy ad blockers . Those that do push those boundaries will be met with an "immediate termination or suspension" of their Spotify account.
France supports Romania against North Stream 2
The latter is explained by the fact that Russian Gas is previously passed through Eastern Europe towards the West. The pipeline project has been welcomed by some countries in Europe, including Austria, but opposed by others.
Danai Gurira is the latest to leave The Walking Dead
Obviously, the lesson of Andy is that the show can survive anybody's departure if need be but that's not our goal. The first of the flicks is being written by The Walking Dead's chief content officer at AMC, Scott M.
Kane And Alli Return To Tottenham Training
"We don't really get involved in that whirlwind, all we do is take it game by game and focus on the next opposition. Leicester will travel to Wembley with speculation continuing about the future of under-fire manager Claude Puel.