NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: Susan Schneider and comedian Robin Williams attend The Comedy Awards 2012 at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 28, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
The genie may have lived for a thousand years - but because Robin Williams did not, there will not be another Aladdin movie.
A former executive claims Disney had to cancel plans for a fourth movie in the series because Williams’ will prevents them from using his name, taped performances or voice recordings for 25 years after his death.
There was plenty of recorded material left on the cutting room floor from the original 1991 movie - but it will remain there for the time being.
“When he was on form, the hyperactive motormouth we love from ‘Good Morning Vietnam’ and ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ was making 30 jokes a minute,” the unnamed executive said. “Now, because he insisted on a final say on such material, [the jokes] will remain in the vaults.”