Will Smith has confirmed that he will be back for “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” reunion on HBO Max. The cast members including Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro, Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons and others will reunite this fall for the show’s 30th-anniversary reunion special episode.
Apart from the HBO Max reunion, there will also be a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot show in the works with some serious theme instead of a comedy-drama. Here are more details on Will Smith’s “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” reunion and reboot release date, cast, and streaming on HBO Max.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion with Will Smith Confirmed
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion special will be an unscripted episode and filming will start on September 10. It is the same date when Will Smith was introduced to the world and the show premiered in 1990. The Fresh Prince reunion will provide a major nostalgic feeling to the fans and also relive its cultural impact on the audience.
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— HBO Max (@hbomax) August 31, 2020
The Banks family will reunite once again with Will Smith along with DJ Jazzy Jeff as Smith’s best friend Jazz. Will Smith has hinted that The Fresh Prince reunion will feature special surprise guests, along with dancing and music.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reboot will be Serious Drama
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot is also in works apart from the reunion special based on the dramatic trailer made by Morgan Cooper. It will be different from the original comedy show and have a more dramatic and serious theme.
Will Smith will serve as the executive producer of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot and it will focus on issues such as parenthood, relationships, sport, education, and the plight of being a Black man living in the U.S. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion will stream on HBO Max around October and the reboot by next year.