In a recent revelation it was confirmed from the will of late Robin Williams that Disney will not be able to use his Genie voice for their Aladdin sequel-prequel. Disney is allegedly planning for a prequel, “Genie” which is centered on the live-action story of how Genie actually got locked in the lamp. As of now the original voice recording session on initial 90’s will remain as it is and cannot be used by Disney as per law. Read on to find out more about Robin Williams genie voice and Disney scoop ahead.
According to US Magazine, it is reportedly said that Disney for the time being has abandoned the plans of using Robin Williams’ voice for “Genie”. His other voice materials are also not usable as per the will. Unused tapes from movie like “Good Morning”, “Vietnam” and “Mrs. Doubtfire” which are also not usable for Disney.
The studio had initially planned to use those archives for “Genie” but the will states that no name, voice recording or taped performances of Williams’ should be used for 25 years after his death. Sadly for almost upcoming two decades no one is going to hear Robin Williams’.
A trio of movies featuring Williams’ voice were released after his death in including, “A Merry Friggin’ Christmas”, “Absolutely Anything” and “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”.
In a recent interview earlier this month, Williams’ widow, Susan Schneider stated that, Williams’ was not suicidal, he was harmed by his disease because of which there was declination in his mental abilities.
Robin Williams passed at the age of 63 in August last year which was initially thought to be suicide, but later autopsy revealed that he was suffering from Lewy body dementia.
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