It looks like a whole new world is on the horizon for Will Smith!
The actor officially confirmed on his social media Wednesday (Oct. 10th) that he is set to play the role of “Genie” in Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin, according to VIBE. The role, originated by the late Robin Williams in the 1992 animated movie, has been in the works for a while, with both Smith and Disney releasing bits and pieces of some behind the scenes action since last September. However, Smith’s recent announcement, with a projected release month of May 2019, makes it crystal clear! Check it out here!