Will Smith And ‘Aladdin’ Co-Stars Reveal New Trailer At Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards [VIDEO]
The newest trailer for the upcoming live-action version of Disney’s Aladdin was released Saturday night during the annual Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. Lowered to the stage on an orange magic carpet, the film’s stars Will Smith (the Genie), Mena Massoud (Aladdin) and Naomi Scott (Princess Jasmine) took to the stage to introduce the new trailer – and to slime some audience members.
The threesome, who walked the red carpet together before the show, spoke excitedly about the upcoming film, which is set to be released in May. “Since our last trailer the reaction has been mostly positive and, you know, people have such an attachment to this film, so it’s difficult whenever you want to reimagine a story like that,” Massoud told The Hollywood Reporter on the red carpet. “Honestly I think people are going to love the film — if they liked the trailer they’re going to love the film, so I’m excited for people to see it.”
For the casual awards show, Smith, Massoud and Scott all wore big jackets, with Massoud sporting a Boston “B” largely on his. The three stars were met with loud cheers from the crowd when they took to the stage, and the trailer they revealed got positive feedback. The new Aladdin is directed by Guy Richie from a screenplay from him and John August (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), using the original music from legendary composer Alan Menken.
See the full trailer for the film here: