PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.
Will Smith was offered to play Holt Farrier in Dumbo (2019) but decided to star in this film instead. This makes him the second actor to choose a live-action remake of a Disney Renaissance film over a live-action adaptation of a Walt Disney animated movie. Emma Watson was offered the titular role in Cinderella (2015) but chose to play Belle in Beauty and the Beast (2017) instead. Also, Danny DeVito was offered to play Maurice in Beauty and the Beast (2017) but chose to play Max Medici in Dumbo (2019) instead.
When we first meet Jasmine's servant Dalia, the out of focus distant mountains and sea beyond the balcony are slowly panning right to left, however, the foreground is a still shot and there is no scanning or "camera" movement.
The names in the opening credits dissolve, as if made of sand.
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