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This Is A Story All About 'The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air' Reboot
Your T.V.-watching life is about to get flipped, turned upside down.
Prepare yourself for some serious sitcom nostalgia: a reboot of The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air is now in the works. According to TV Line, multiple sources have confirmed that a revival of the iconic '90s show is in the very early stages of development. (You're already humming the theme song, aren't you?) Will Smith, the original show's star, is expected to produce the reboot. Probably needless to say, but we're excited.
Very few details of the new Fresh Prince have been released, other than it will be a present-day version that will put a "new spin on the fish-out-of-water tale." Which leaves so many important questions unanswered: Is it going to be a completely new version with a, well, fresh cast or will it be a weird continuation like Fuller House? Who will play the Fresh Prince? Would the sullen and moody Jayden Smith have the chops to fill his dad's goofy high tops?
And while many have tried, nobody does the Carlton dance quite like Alfonso Ribeiro:
Who will play the Fresh Prince's mostly-reliable wingman, Mr. Jazz? Pshhhh....
And what about the rest of the gang? Geoffrey? Hillary? Ashley? Will Vivian be more like Janet Hubert-Whitten in seasons 1-3 or Daphne Maxwell Reid in seasons 4-6? And who could replace the late James Avery as Uncle Phil?
Smith is expected to executive produce the show with his Overbrook Entertainment producing partners James Lassiter, Caleeb Pinkett and Jada Pinkett-Smith. And the team will begin shopping the show around in the coming weeks. In the meantime, until we learn more, enjoy the extended, original version of the Fresh Prince theme song (and we'll pretend this didn't happen):