Will Smith and the Aladdin Crew Were Filming in Petra!

Published November 13th, 2017 - 02:30 GMT
The crew of Disney's upcoming Aladdin remake—including Will Smith—were filming in Petra! (Facebook / Will Smith)
The crew of Disney's upcoming Aladdin remake—including Will Smith—were filming in Petra! (Facebook / Will Smith)

Film icon Will Smith shared on Facebook a photo of him and his co-stars visiting the ancient city of Petra in Jordan last week.

"We're shooting Aladdin in Jordan. Took my crew to see PETRA! It's been on my Bucket List for about 20 years. IT'S CRAZY!" he captioned the image. "Special "Thank You" to the Royal Family & to the people of Jordan. You all took PERFECT CARE of us. We Shall Return!"

Smith plays the Genie in the live-action, musical movie. The ensemble also includes Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar. It is set for theatrical release May 24, 2019.

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