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Peacock gives an early teaser of ‘Bel-Air’ with Will Smith narrating




The first teaser of the Fresh Prince reboot is finally here! The early teaser of Peacock’s  ‘Bel-Air’ sitcom is filled with occasional heavy drama set to premiere in 2022.

Will Smith lends his voice to an incredibly serious teaser where Jabari Banks will be playing the main character Will.

Morgan Cooper, who originally posted the viral video that inspired Bel-Air, will also executive-produce and direct.

Peacock describes Bel-Air as a “serialized one-hour dramatic analogue of the ’90s sitcom that leans into the original premise: Will’s complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gated mansions of Bel-Air. With a reimagined vision, Bel-Air will dive deeper into the inherent conflicts, emotions and biases that were impossible to fully explore in a 30-minute sitcom format, while still delivering swagger and nods to the original show.”

“At its heart, Bel-Air is a coming-of-age story that celebrates the strength and love of the Black family,” co-showrunners T.J. Brady and Rasheed Newson said in a statement.

With a re-boot comes new cast members which will include Adrian Holmes (V Wars) as Phillip Banks, Cassandra Freeman (Atlanta) as Vivian Banks, Olly Sholotan (All American) as Carlton Banks, Coco Jones (Good Luck Charlie) as Hilary Banks, Akira Akbar (Good Trouble) as Ashley Banks, Jimmy Akingbola (Ted Lasso) as Geoffrey, Jordan L. Jones (Snowfall) as Jazz and Simone Joy Jones (The Chair) as Lisa, and many more. 

At the moment, it’s unclear if this will be the theme tune for the show, or just used as part of Bel-Air’s marketing but it definitely has people talking. Be sure to watch when it is released on Peacock.