Will Smith has become the very definition of success following a long-standing career in Hollywood. Starting from youthful raps to showcasing his incredible performances in blockbuster movies, he took over the world in no time. However, before venturing into action and crime thrillers he was a charming and humorous boy starring in the popular TV sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
His namesake role as this street-smart teenager who clashes with his surroundings instantly proved vital to the success of the series. While it also served the Man in Black star as a vehicle to enter the world of entertainment. Now bringing up the same drama and fun Bel-Air is once again back as Jabari Banks takes a new fictionalized version of the famed character tells the trailer.
Jabari Banks is ready to take the torch of Bel-Air exploring new avenues of Will Smith
Peacock dropped a trailer of Bel-Air on Monday peeking into the reboot of the massive hit 90s sitcom. Season 2 follows the original story where Jabari Banks plays the main character named Will Smith. The teaser shows that this reimagined story is set in modern-day America. While the new face of this character is struggling with the ultra-wealthy neighborhood in Los Angeles.
This season has a familiar theme, except it is transformed into a more dramatic and complicated tale as we see this restless teen do not spend much time with his aunt Vivian and uncle Philip. Moreover, Will faces a complicated situation where he has to choose between the luxuries of Bel-Air and his previous life in Philadelphia.
Therefore, in this complex series of events, the characters will navigate the paths of their lives and choose what is right for them. Other cast members include Adrian Holmes, Cassandra Freeman, Olly Sholotan, Coco Jones, Akira Akbar, Jimmy Akingbola, Jordan L. Jones, and Simon Joy Jones.
Meanwhile, speaking to PEOPLE on the premiere evening of Bel-Air, Jabari opened up about his deep connection to the show. “It’s been such a defining factor in my life, for sure. It’s such a huge part of my life,” said the 23-year-old star. The actor revealed that he and his family had followed the show for years, and he is a big fan of it.
Bel-Air is set for a worldwide release on February 23 on Peacock. Are you excited? Did you like season 1? Tell us your views in the comment section.