Will Smith Reveals “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” Reunion Trailer
The Fresh Prince himself has revealed the trailer for HBO Max’s The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion special, and it’s precisely what you need—what we all need—on a Friday. Will Smith is back with series regulars Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid, and Alfonso Ribeiro. The reunion wouldn’t be complete without recurring co-star and longtime Smith collaborator DJ Jazzy Jeff, who’s also on hand. The whole gang is back at the Banks household, and we really wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. The show was taped on the 30th anniversary of the original series premiere date.
If you’re thinking, wait, there’s one cast member who’s missing—she’s not. The reunion includes a conversation between Smith and Janet Hubert, the original Aunt Viv, for the first time in 27 years. Their chat is said to be candid and emotional. Yes, let us please get emotional about something that doesn’t feel like it’s literally life or death!
Check out the trailer here. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion will premiere on HBO Max on November 19.
Here’s the official synopsis:
In the unscripted special, Smith is joined by series regulars Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid and Alfonso Ribeiro as well as recurring co-star DJ Jazzy Jeff for a family reunion on set in the Banks’ home for a look back at the groundbreaking show. Taped on the 30th anniversary of the original series premiere date, Smith also sat down with Janet Hubert, who originated the role of Aunt Viv, for the first time in 27 years for an emotional reunion and a candid conversation.
As previously announced, the special will be a funny and heartfelt night full of music, dancing, and a look at the cultural impact the series has had since its debut 30 years ago. Produced by Westbrook Media, the reunion will launch exclusively on HBO Max on November 19. HBO Max is the exclusive SVOD home of the full original series library in the US, debuting on the platform when it launched in May.
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