A year ago when the first rumors were heard that ‘The prince of rap’ could continue his story, but the months went by and a reboot of the nineties series was confirmed, now without Will Smith, but as the producer. Well, finally the first preview of ‘Bel Air‘, the reimagining of the popular comedy show.
And is that Will Smith has decided to give the role of the reboot of ‘The prince of rap’ to Jabari Banks, the young actor who will be in charge of starring in the series for the Peacock streaming platform, of which it has already been confirmed that it will be two seasons, and the The first will arrive at some point in the following year 2022, in the United States exclusively in the service.
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Now the platform Peacock has revealed the first trailer for the reimagining of ‘The Prince of rap‘, which is entitled,’ Bel Air ‘, which will be produced by Will Smith himself, along with Jada Pinkett Smith, and his production company Westbrook Studios and Universal Television. And in it, we can see a bit of the tone that this new series will have that will leave comedy a bit to focus on drama.
The official synopsis for ‘Bel Air’ anticipates that: “Set in today’s United States, Bel-Air is a one-hour serialized dramatic analogue of the 90s sitcom ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.’ , which leans toward the original premise: Will’s complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the mansion area in Bel-Air. With a reimagined vision, Bel-Air will dive deeper into the inherent conflicts, emotions and prejudices that were impossible to fully explore in a 30-minute sitcom format, while still offering arrogance and nods to the original show. ”
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The fact that ‘Bel Air’ has left behind the comedic approach of ‘The prince of rap’ to focus on the drama seems not to have been the right decision for the fans, but it certainly has the potential to even live up to the series. starring Will Smith. Hopefully the release date is revealed soon, and we can clear up any doubts about it.