ABC NewsWill Smith is reportedly ready to be bring his iconic 90s sitcom back to television.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Smith is developing a spinoff series to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air via his and Jada Pinkett-Smith‘s multi-media studio, Westbrook Media.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which ran on NBC from 1990-1996 and starred Smith as a fictionalized version of himself, helped to launch him as an actor after he initially gained fame as a successful rapper as one-half of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air also starred James Avery as Uncle Phil, Janet Hubert-Whitten and Daphne Maxwell Reid as Aunt Viv, and their three children: Hilary, Carlton and Ashley, who were played by Karyn Parsons, Alfonso Ribeiro and Tatyana Ali, respectively.
The spinoff news comes after Smith recently announced he’d launched a new line of merchandise called Bel-Air Athletics, which is also inspired by The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
At this time there’s no word on what the new Fresh Prince of Bel-Air series will entail.
You can see Smith on the big screen in the new sci-fi thriller Gemini Man, opening today.
Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.