When you think back to the 90s, one of the most consistent pop references is usually The prince of Bel Air O The Prince of rap, as it was defined in Latin America. The series, starring Will Smith, was a television success and, in particular, also a triumph of the actor, recognized since then for that work. The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirI, as it was titled in English, it launched its career and remained in the memory of many followers. Those who, perhaps, will look back to see the reversal that is being prepared and that already has a protagonist.
This ‘reboot’ will carry the name of Bel-Air. Until recently, there was no news in relation to who would be its protagonist. Will Smith, through a meeting by Zoom, was in charge of informing one of the applicants for the position that, finally, he would be in charge of representing the role in the new version of The prince of Bel Air. This version is adapted to current times, thirty years after the initial premiere of the series.
This last factor will allow the scriptwriters and the production company to be able to touch on themes that, at another time, suddenly did not have the right context to be treated or explored through a character like the one played by Will Smith.
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Since the middle of last year it was known that Bel-Air it would begin to develop. Will Smith informed Jabari Banks who will be in charge of interpreting the iconic role. He did so through a Zoom meeting organized by Peacook, the streaming platform responsible for the production of Bel-Air. During the meeting, Banks said he was a follower of the 90s story, influenced in some way by his family.
For now, part of the synopsis of Bel-Air, according to information from The Hollywood Reporter, will tell “Will’s complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the locked mansions of Bel-Air. With a vision reinvented, Bel-Air you will dive deeper into the inherent conflicts, emotions and prejudices that were impossible to fully explore in a 30 minute sitcom format [por episodio], while still offering arrogance and nods to the original program ”.
Banks, during his meeting with Will Smith, defined the choice as “A dream that comes true”. Banks also referred to different moments related to The prince of Bel Air, sharing not only his interest in the role, but also how a follower of Prince bel-air It has been through the years.