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First full Aladdin movie trailer takes a magic-carpet ride onto screens

Will Smith plays the (mostly) blue-skinned Genie, with Mena Massoud as Aladdin and Naomi Scott as Jasmine.

A full trailer for the live-action Aladdin movie has materialized.

The trailer for the Guy Ritchie-directed film was released Tuesday during Good Morning America, just a month after footage from the upcoming Disney movie came out at the Grammy Awards

 Will Smith plays the prankster Genie, a role made famous by Robin Williams in the 1992 animated version. Mena Massoud plays Aladdin, with Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine. Smith's blue-skinned appearance in the Grammy footage already has sparked plenty of social buzz. But as the new trailer makes clear, blue is an optional choice for this Genie. There are times when he's not tinted in that color, whether to attend a party or just to lounge around.

Massoud is loving his whole new world. 

"Still pinch myself sometimes at the idea of playing this iconic character," the actor tweeted. "His journey in this film is only something I could have dreamed of playing with. This trailer is only a sliver of the adventures you'll see this May."   

Some fans gave the new trailer a thumbs-up.

Others were down-right harsh, complaining that Marwan Kenzari, who plays villain Jafar, doesn't seem evil enough.

Aladdin opens May 23 in Australia and May 24 in the US and UK.