Will Smith in Talks to Play The Genie in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’

While we continue to wait for the upcoming Bad Boy 3 sequel, Will Smith is moving on to his next project…Disney’s live-action adaptation of Aladdin.

Smith will reportedly take on the role of The Genie made famous by the late Robin Williams, Deadline reportsAladdin will be a live-action musical. The newly re-imagined project is being produced by Dan Lin. The executive producer is Jonathan Eirich.

These talks follow Smith’s previous discussions with the studio for Tim Burton’s Dumbo remake, but those have fallen through (via Deadline).