Robin Williams' take on the Genie in 1992's "Aladdin" is a legendary voice performance. So full of rich humor and the sardonic wit we all came to expect from the late Williams. We all knew it was going to be a frustrating process to find someone to play that role in the live-action version Disney is currently concocting. However, Will Smith? Really? That's the best you could come up with to replace what is the best voice acting performance in the history of animation?! Albeit, Smith is just in talks for the moment, but all signs point to him nabbing the role.
Deadline has it going something like this: