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Watch: a new ‘Aladdin’ trailer is here and it has sparked a meme of Will Smith as Genie

The latest trailer for Disney’s upcoming live-action reboot of Aladdin has arrived, and Will Smith makes his highly anticipated debut as Genie.

The new clip features the maniacal Jafar at the Cave of Wonders alongside Aladdin, a colourful parade in Agrabah, and Aladdin rubbing the magical lamp to introduce the mystical Genie. Smith is entirely blue, with a ponytail topping his shaved head, but the first look at the iconic character has sparked a new meme. Fans couldn’t help but notice Genie’s resemblance to other notoriously blue characters like Tobias Funke in Arrested Development or a character in Avatar.

Watch the latest trailer for Aladdin and check out some Genie memes below.

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