Will Smith Is Developing a Fresh Prince Spinoff

The precious comedy finished back in 1996, but the social influence it had expanded much beyond the appealing theme song. From styles like parental abandonment, classism, and bigotry, the series took care of to analyze a variety of concerns that are still (unfortunately, painfully) relevant to youngsters viewing reruns of the show today.

Who can view “Papa’s Got a Brand New Excuse” without sobbing? WHO ?!

THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR, Will Smith, ca. 1994, Season 4, 1990-96, (c)NBC/courtesy Everett Collection

Will Smith could be among the busiest stars presently working in Hollywood, what with Gemini Man coming out this weekend break, the next Bad Boys movie en route, and also his lately exposed TikTok fixation. Yet however, the 51-year-old star is still seeing to it that the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air spinoff concerns fruition.

Rumors concerning a reboot or resurgence have been circulating for several years, with a 2015 record that Smith would helm a brand-new edition of the program that released him to worldwide popularity. That task never ever obtained off the ground, The Hollywood Reporter validated in an October write-up that a brand-new Fresh Prince offshoot series is in the jobs. Obviously, together with Smith’s cross-platform holding company Westbrook Inc., the star will certainly establish the series, adding to the large nobilities he receives from the 1990s NBC comedy, which is accredited to air in 193 territories.

There hasn’t been much else disclosed regarding the job or which participants of the Banks family will appear, especially since Smith has likewise signed on to play the father of Serena and also Venus Williams in the upcoming biopic King Richard. Given that he’s still close with original actors members like Alfonso Ribeiro (aka Carlton Banks), however, we question he would certainly have excessive problem bringing them back for a couple of cameos (at the very least).

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