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Will Smith a generous artiste: Guy Ritchie

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Guy says is a very "generous artiste" and is always open to try out something new.

worked with Smith on Disney's "Aladdin" which is a thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of the studio's animated classic.

Finding the right to play the Genie was crucial, especially after the spectacular performance by late Smith will bring back the character in the new movie.

"Will is a in every sense," said in a statement.

"A lot of my job was encouraging Will to just be Will, but he was also very open to new ideas. We would riff on different ideas and found a rhythm between us where it quickly became apparent which ideas were going to float and which ones would sink," he added.

Also starring Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, and Numan Acar, "Aladdin" will open in on May 24 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 15:54 IST