Genie Movie Cast And Characters

Genie Movie poster 2023

The movie “Genie,” released in 2023, is directed by Sam Boyd and written by Richard Curtis. It is based on the story “Bernard and the Genie” by Richard Curtis. The film features a cast including Melissa McCarthy, Paapa Essiedu, Denée Benton, Marc Maron, Jordyn McIntosh, Luis Guzmán, and Alan Cumming.

The cinematography is done by John Guleserian, with editing by Heather Persons and music composed by Dan Romer. The production is a collaboration between Universal Pictures and Working Title Films, with Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Riva Marker, and Richard Curtis serving as producers. “

Genie Movie was released on Peacock on November 22, 2023.

Plot

Genie is a movie that’s full of holiday fun and Christmas messages. Paapa Essiedu plays Bernard Bottle, a person who works a lot and is too busy. Because of his mean boss Oliver Flaxman (Alan Cumming), he misses his daughter Eve’s birthday, which is 12 days before Christmas.

geneie movie

Things get even worse when his wife Julie (Denée Benton) asks for a break, and Flaxman fires him from his job. Bernard, feeling really sad, accidentally rubs an old jewelry box and brings out Flora, a genie who loves fun and chaos, played by Melissa McCarthy. Flora can grant Bernard as many wishes as he wants. Can she help him get his family back?

 Genie cast

  Paapa Essiedu as Bernard

  Paapa Essiedu

In “Genie,” Paapa Essiedu stars as a man who calls upon a genie. Known for his role in the sci-fi thriller “The Lazarus Project” seasons 1 and 2, Essiedu gained fame as Kwame in “I May Destroy You” and has appeared in shows like “Anne Boleyn,” “The Capture,” “Gangs of London,” and “Black Mirror.”

Melissa McCarthy as Flora

Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy acts as the genie Flora in the movie. You might recognize her most from playing Megan in the popular films Bridesmaids and Spy. She takes on the role of the Disney villain Ursula in The Little Mermaid remake and starred alongside Nicole Kidman in Nine Perfect Strangers. Melissa has also been in shows like Gilmore Girls, and movies like Thor: Love and Thunder, God’s Favorite Idiot, Ghostbusters, This is 40, Samantha Who?, and Mike and Molly.

Denée Benton as Julie

Denée Benton

Denée Benton of The Gilded Age stars as Julie, Bernard’s long-suffering wife.

Alan Cumming as Bernard’s boss

Alan Cumming

The famous Allen coming player Bernard’s man boss, ho firens him while hits family is going through this tough time. Way enjoy seeing him in the role of a villain!

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