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Disney is bringing “A Whole New World,” to a whole new millennium. The live action version of “Aladdin” hits theaters today, and HB caught up with the cast to find out all the fun and creativity that went into the re-make of the beloved film.

Notably, Will Smith takes over the reins as the wise-cracking, over-the-top, Genie, who was voiced by Robin Williams in the 1992 original.

The director and the actors who play Aladdin and Jasmine sound off on how Will made the “Genie” his own, while paying homage to the original.

For 2024’s iteration of MadameNoire and HelloBeautiful’s annual series Women to Know, we knew we wanted to celebrate the people who help make the joys of film and television possible. To create art is to create magic. This year, we spotlight Hollywood Executive’s changing the face of cinema.