First, yes, Disney is making a live-action 'Aladdin.' Have they cast it well?
Will Smith will his best to play Genie as well as Robin Williams did in the 1992 animated version.
Will probably won't try to duplicate what Robin Williams did when he voiced the character, but will bring his own personality to the all-powerful genie who resides in an itty-bitty living space.
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