Watch: Disney releases official trailer for live-action remake of 'Aladdin'

Posted at 9:19 AM, Mar 12, 2019

Disney has released the official trailer for its live-action remake of Aladdin.

Aladdin was first released November 25, 1992. Nearly 27 years later, the live-action remake will return to the big screen nationwide May 24, 2019.

The stars who will make an appearance in the remake includes Will Smith as the Genie, Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, Marwan Kenzari as Jafar, Navid Negahban as the Sultan, Nasim Pedrad as Dalia, Billy Magnussen as Prince Anders and Numan Acar as Hakim.

Hop on your magic carpet and check out the official trailer:

"Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, Aladdin is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s Aladdin,” according to the Walt Disney Studios YouTube page. "Aladdin is produced by Dan Lin, p.g.a., and Jonathan Eirich, p.g.a., with Kevin De La Noy and Marc Platt serving as executive producers. Eight-time Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken provides the score, which includes new recordings of the original songs written by Menken and Oscar-winning lyricists Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and includes two new songs written by Menken and lyrics by Oscar and Tony Award-winning songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul."