‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ is the latest TV show to get the green light for a reboot, but there’s a twist to this one. Will Smith and Morgan Cooper are teaming up to adapt the later’s dramatic reimagining of the beloved NBC comedy.
The new ‘Bel-Air’ will dive deeper into the inherent conflicts, emotions and biases of what it means to be a Black man in America today, fun nods to the original show. It’s based on Coopers now viral video below.
Original series producers Smith, Quincy Jones and Benny Medina, as well as creators Andy and Susan Borowitz, are all set to return as exec producers. Peacock, Netflix and HBO Max are among the streamers who are bidding on the potential series.