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Will Smith Granting 4-Year-Old Twin Social Media Stars Mila And Emma Stauffer's Wishes At The 'Aladdin' Premiere Is Pure Magic

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Talk about method acting!


Actor Will Smith is completely committed to his Aladdin character. And he's using his Genie magic for the best reasons.

ET's behind-the-scenes footage of Disney's newest film shows Smith staying in character even behind-the-scenes, granting wishes to his costars.

"I just went all into the Genie life," Smith said.


The footage shows the actor making good on his promise of granting costar Naomi Scott's wish for it to be lunch already. Quickly after Scott makes her wish, Smith is seen yelling at crew members to put down the "breakfast" muffins and get ready for lunch.

"He took the Genie stuff pretty seriously," says Scott. "He was always pretending he was in a lamp."

All joking aside, Smith has now used his Genie powers to make two young Aladdin fans very happy. Social media starlets Mila and Emma Stauffer were given the royal treatment at the film's premiere, thanks to Smith. After meeting the two four-year-olds, he helped introduce them to Scott, who plays Princess Jasmine in the film. The twins were very impressed.

"[She was] being like, a beautiful princess in the movie that had a beautiful, beautiful, beautiful, beautiful pants blue and a blue shirt. Wow, that's amazing for a princess!" Emma said excitedly.

"I liked her haircut," Mila added.

Meeting Smith was already pretty magical for the twins, who were enthralled by their meet-and-greet. Emma recalled her experience in the ET clip.

He was a Genie, but he didn't look like a Genie because he didn't want anyone to see him because he's a real Genie. So some people are scared of him and some people are not so... he's pretending to be human.

Even Mom was impressed, and posted about their magical time at the premiere on their Instagram, which has over 3.9 million followers.

The kids have now been all over social media, with many fans commenting on the adorable encounter.

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Aladdin has already grossed $267 million worldwide, and it's still going strong.

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The wizarding world is now a reality.

Sort of.

A Canadian company has created a real life invisibility cloak, and it's mind-blowing to see in action.

The company, HyperStealth Biotechnology Corp., calls its creation "Quantum Stealth."

See it in action here:

'Invisibility cloak' that could hide tanks and troops looks closer to reality www.youtube.com

Describing themselves on their website as "Leaders in Camouflage, Concealment, and Deception", HyperStealth has patents pending on their magical invention.

The "invisibility shield" is made of an inexpensive, paper thin material that bends light to make objects appear to be invisible. The company boasts that it would be able to hide people, vehicles, and even buildings.

Humans hidden by Quantum Stealth would also be undetectable to heat-sensing cameras.

Meet the Canadian who created a real-life invisibility shield youtu.be

Guy Cramer, the CEO of HyperStealth and the shield's inventor explained to CTV News:

"This is the same material that you see in 3D books and DVD covers and movie posters where by moving side to side you get a 3D image. We're using the same material and we've removed the picture from behind it to get that effect."

The material was never meant to for public use, but Cramer hopes that his invention will be helpful to Canada's military allies, including the United States.

Since releasing video demonstrations of the "invisibility cloak", military personnel have become interested in learning more about it.

Reception to the prototype, initially demonstrated to militaries in 2011, was lukewarm. But HyperStealth's recent promotional materials have since caught the attention of higher ups.

Cramer has expressed surprise about the public's interest in "Quantum Stealth" on Twitter.

Cramer admitted to CTV that he has reservations about how the material can be used:

"The intention was to keep it out of the public and to allow the military to use it sparingly or bury it. My concern is the criminal element using this at some point in the future and non-allied countries using it against our soldiers out there."

Fans of the Harry Potter series are comparing "Quantum Stealth" to Harry's Invisibility Cloak.





Featured in both the book and movies, Harry's Invisibility Cloak is a made from a magical fabric that he and his friends wear to appear invisible, usually to hide from Hogwarts' staff.

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Twitter is in awe of the invention's unbelievable capabilities.





Though some people share Cramer's worries about it falling into the wrong hands and its use in warfare.





Despite the public's excitement and concerns, Cramer doubts that it will ever be available for civilian use.

When addressing "Quantum Stealth's availability to the general public, he wrote on the HyperStealth website:

"Not in the near future unless the Military decided to release the technology and I don't anticipate that will happen anytime soon."

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