Will Smith Admits He Was Terrified To Follow Robin Williams As Genie In ‘Aladdin’

It’s been 4 years since the world lost comedic great Robin Williams but his body of work still remains untouched. As reported, Williams’s role as Genie in Alladin is currently back into the spotlight as Disney prepares to release their live-action of the film. Will Smith officially joined the cast to pull off the anticipated film as he will take on Williams’s Genie role. In an exclusive with ET, Smith would admit that he was terrified to take on the role following a legendary performance from Robin Williams.

Take a look of him explaining how he found his own lane with the role after a performance at this year’s Latin Grammys.