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Some people are commenting on Will Smith's appearance as the genie. In the animated movie, the genie was blue. In real life, Smith is just wearing a blue coat with a ponytail and a distinctive beard.
It was up in the air as to whether the genie would be a CGI or motion-capture character. Apparently, it's just Will Smith in costume.
Aladdin hits theaters on May 24th.
Check out the first look of the trailer below: