Will Smith to Lose Out on His ‘Aladdin’ Role to THIS $800 Million Worth Gigantic Star

Published 09/19/2022, 12:30 PM EDT

All of us now are aware of the Oscar 2022 slap-gate. It wasn’t just about Will Smith slapping Chris Rock only, but what happened after that. The King Richard actor had to face many consequences after the incident. He got banned from the Academy Awards for 10 years. He lost some friends, along with many upcoming projects.

Netflix has recently decided to continue its contract with Smith. However, the Aladdin actor is about to lose one of his iconic roles in a Disney movie. A Red Notice star might replace him in an upcoming project for Disney.

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Is Will Smith really going to be replaced by the Red Notice star?

The King Richard star has portrayed an iconic character of Genie in Aladdin. Initially, he was afraid of touching the role because the Dead Poets Society star, Robin Williams, originally played it. However, the viewers loved Smith as Genie. But now, because of the Oscar incident, he has lost many of his projects, including the possibility of losing his role in Aladdin 2.

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It is reportedly said that his role of Genie might be transferred to the Red Notice star, Dwayne Johnson. It is rumored that Aladdin 2 may land on the big screen in 2025 with Guy Ritchie as the director. If this rumor is true, it would be a big shock for Smith and fans who loved him as Genie.

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Meanwhile, the actor apologized for his behavior to Chris Rock as well as to everyone concerned. But it was already too late for the actor to save whatever he had planned for his future at the time.

Do you think the viewers will like The Rock as their Genie? What is your opinion about this news? Share your thoughts with us in the comment box.

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Neha Chande

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Neha Rajesh Chande is a writer at Netflix Junkie. She has pursued her master's degree with English Literature. Previously, she's been a facilitator and a lecturer of English and Communication Skills.

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