Peacock has finally unveiled a teaser trailer for the Highly anticipated reboot of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
The one minute-long teaser trailer takes a dramatic spin on the original Fresh Prince theme tune, narrated by Will Smith. This time around the character of Smith is played by young upcoming star, Jabari Banks.
You can watch the teaser trailer on Peacock’s official YouTube below:
According to Elite Daily, “the iconic series was ripe for reinvention, and after a fan’s concept video went viral on YouTube, Peacock pounced, greenlighting two seasons right off the bat.”
Morgan Cooper originally released the short film inspired by The Fresh Prince back in 2019. The film which is has a more modern and dramatic take on the original comedy series, apparently “took Hollywood by storm”.
Even Smith was “taken with the concept,” according to Deadline and “so much so it eventually became the basis for a revival of the show from his company, Westbrook Studios.”
The series will come to our screens in 2022.