Will Smith will play the role of “The Genie” in the reboot of Aladdin. The role was made famous by the Robin Williams. The announcement came at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. British “Power Rangers” star Naomi Scott will play Princess Jasmine and Mena Massoud wil play Aladdin. The film, will to be directed by Guy Ritchie, will begin production in London later this month.