new aladdin songs

I can show you the world. Shining, shimmering, splendid! And filled with live-action remakes of Disney films. Like Aladdin, which will have the live-action treatment courtesy of director Guy Ritchie. One of the biggest complaints surrounding these live-action remakes is that they often take a shot-for-shot approach, leading some to question: what’s the point? When it comes to Aladdin, you can rest assured that the new film won’t be identical to the 1992 animated hit. For one thing: there are at least two new songs featured, one of which is said to be “empowering for women.” More on the new Aladdin songs below.

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Bad Boys 3

The Bad Boys are officially back together. The long-gestating Bad Boys 3 received the green light from Sony last month with Will Smith on board, but a big question mark remained around franchise co-star Martin Lawrence, who remained a hold-out for as long as a Bad Boys 3 had been rumored. But now, Lawrence’s return is seemingly confirmed, with the actor set to reprise his role as Detective Marcus Burnett in Bad Boys For Life.

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spies in disguise trailer

If there’s one thing kids love, it’s watching a cartoon Will Smith turn into a bird. Thankfully, audiences will get that and more with Spies In Disguise, a new animated comedy featuring the voice talents of Smith and Spider-Man himself, Tom Holland. Smith plays a debonaire super spy, why Holland is the nerdy inventor who comes up with all of Smith’s cool spy gadgets. Watch the Spies In Disguise trailer below.

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nightmare on my street video

A long-lost music video for “A Nightmare on My Street”, the Nightmare on Elm Street-inspired song from DJ Jazzy Jeff (AKA Jeff Townes) and The Fresh Prince (aka Will Smith), has surfaced after 30 years, and we have it just in time for Halloween. The video was thought destroyed after New Line Cinema sued the artists’ record label, but you can watch the video below right now.

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Nightmare on My Street Music Video

In 1988, DJ Jazzy Jeff (AKA Jeff Townes) and The Fresh Prince (aka Will Smith) released the single “A Nightmare on My Street” – a song clearly meant to exist within the world of the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. There was only one problem: the song wasn’t officially licensed by New Line Cinema, who own the Elm Street rights. As a result, a music video for the song had to be destroyed before being released. The general public has never seen a single frame from this long lost video…until now.

Never-before-seen images from the Nightmare on My Street video have surfaced, featuring Will Smith dressed up to look like Frankenstein’s monster for some reason.

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aladdin trailer

Disney knows a good thing when they see it, so they’re all-in on live-action remakes of their animated hits. The latest: Aladdin! The 1992 animated musical featuring a now-iconic vocal performance from the late Robin Williams gets a live-action update courtesy of Guy Ritchie. Will Smith takes on the role of the Genie, who grants wishes to Aladdin, a thief who wants to woo a princess. An Aladdin teaser is now available to start getting you excited about the film. See it below.

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aladdin remake poster

Your wish has been granted. Disney has released the first official poster for the live-action Aladdin remake directed by Guy Ritchie and set to star Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, and Will Smith. The minimalist Aladdin remake poster teases the fan-favorite character of the Genie played by Smith, and confirms the film’s release date of May 2019.

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bad boys 3

The on-again/off-again Bad Boys 3 is back on again, as Sony just gave the greenlight to the Will Smith/Martin Lawrence sequel. The plan now is to release the film, titled Bad Boys for Life, in 2020. Smith has officially signed on, while Lawrence is still hammering out details of his deal. We’ve been here before, but for now, let’s all assume Bad Boys 3 is on track, shall we?

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highest paid actor of 2018

It used to be that the biggest movie star with the best-performing movie would be guaranteed the top spot in Forbes‘ list of highest paid actors. But times, they are a-changin’, as the highest paid actor of 2018 didn’t even star in a movie last year, and several of the top spots went to actors who worked exclusively with streaming.

George Clooney has been named the highest paid actor of 2018, raking in $239 million from June 2017 to June 2018. And it’s all thanks to tequila.

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Uptown Saturday Night Remake

It’s been years since we heard about the gestating remake of Uptown Saturday Night. But the project appears to be back on track, albeit with some changes behind the scenes and in front of the camera.

The original 1974 comedy Uptown Saturday Night starred screen legend Sidney Poitier and sexual assaulter Bill Cosby as two friends who sneak out to visit a high-class but illegal club, and it ends up bringing them more trouble than fun. A remake was once in the works a few years ago that would have had Anchorman helmer Adam McKay directing Will Smith and Denzel Washington in the lead roles from a script by Forgetting Sarah Marshall scribe Nicholas Stoller. But that’s all in the past.

Now Kevin Hart is slated to start in the Uptown Saturday Night remake, and Will Smith will only be producing by way of his Overbrook Entertainment production banner alongside his partner James Lassiter. But that’s not the only change behind the scenes. Read More »