Recently, it has been revealed that the famous actor Dwayne Johnson could replace Will Smith in a Disney role due to his scandal at the Oscars, something that has undoubtedly made history.
Unfortunately, it appears that Will Smith is still dealing with the aftermath of the incident with comedian Chris Rock.
It’s been a month and a half since Will Smith took the stage at the 2022 Oscars and punched Chris Rock in the face in front of the world.
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Since then, the 53-year-old actor has battled public scrutiny and numerous negative consequences for his career.
Now, a new rumor shared by the behemoth Freakin Robot claims that Smith could be replaced by Dwayne Johnson in one of his most beloved Disney roles in years.
Unfortunately, Will Smith’s reputation collapsed when on March 27 he caused a global commotion by assaulting Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscar ceremony, during the live broadcast.
As you may remember, the host made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s alopecia and Will didn’t think twice.
This is how the following weeks were full coverage of the incident, reporting each of the statements issued by Smith on social networks, Rock’s statements in his first stand-up show after the incident or the Academy’s decision to ban the aggressor for a decade.
In this way, Smith has seen numerous projects interrupted due to what happened on the night of the 2022 Oscars.
Although he took home the award for Best Actor for his work in King Richard: A Winning Family, the studios have turned their backs on him and it seems that none of them want to work with him right now.
Disney, being one of the largest entertainment conglomerates in the world, must be very careful about the celebrities it includes in its productions, so Will Smith is not the best bet if he wants to make Aladdin a blockbuster. global reach.
Aladdin 2 has the potential to become another live-action hit, but the real struggle could be finding a new actor to play the genie.
According to some rumors, Aladdin 2 will hit theaters sometime in 2025 and will feature the talents of Mena Massoud as Aladdin and Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine.
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