(Fox News) “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” is the latest sitcom to get the reboot treatment, but don’t expect it to be the fun show fans know and love.
The beloved 1990s sitcom about a street-smart kid from Philadelphia who is forced to move in with his well-off uncle in the ritzy California neighborhood of Bel-Air ran for six seasons and catapulted Will Smith to the stardom he enjoys today. In 2019, Morgan Cooper created a viral trailer for a bold reimagining of the comedy as a modern-day drama that caught the original star’s attention.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Smith is working with Cooper and the original series producers Quincy Jones, Benny Medina and creators Andy and Susan Borowitz to make that reimagined trailer an actual TV show. They’ll preside over the production that Cooper, a “Fresh Prince” superfan, will co-write and direct.