‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ drama reboot at Works


Based on Morgan Cooper’s viral YouTube trailer, updates from Will Smith, Benny Medina and Quincy Jones are currently being discontinued for other streamers including HBO Max, Peacock and Netflix.

Now it’s all a story of how … a viral YouTube trailer is becoming a hot TV series.

Will Smith and Morgan Cooper team up to adapt the subsequent theatrical remagnings of the former beloved NBC comedy Bel – Air’s new prince.

Bel air The former is described as a dramatic narration on the NBC comedy in which Smith starred as a street-smart kid in season six after moving from catapult to stardom, moving from Philly to a high-class neighborhood.

The sources tell Hollywood reporter He is new Bel air The four-minute clip went viral for more than a year after it was posted in March 2019 and caught Smith’s attention. Cooper, A. Fresh prince Super-Fan, produced and directed the trailer that reunited the series as if it were a play. He will co-write the script, direct and be credited as a co-EP.

The drama series is currently being closed to streamers and is a co-production between Smith’s Westbrook Studio and original producer Universal TV. The sources tell Hollywood reporter More, Netflix and HBO Max are among the streamers bidding on the potential series. HBO Max is the current streaming home for the original series.

The original series producers Smith, Quincy Jones, Benny Medina as well as producers Andy and Susan Borowitz are set to return as exec producers. Chris Collins (The Wire, Crash, Sons of Anarchy) Will serve as the show runner, executing the producer and is set to co-write the script with Cooper.

Bel – Air’s new prince It ran for six seasons from 1990–1996 on NBC and was produced by Jones, Warner Bros. TV and became Universal Television. Smith has James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro, Karin Parsons, Tatyana M. Ali starred alongside Joseph Marcel and Janet Hubert-Wheaton / Daphne Maxwell Reid. Smith remained close with the cast and recently reunited with everyone for Snapchat.

The reboot remains in high demand on broadcast, cable and streaming platforms as they come with built-in recognition and an audience with built-in awareness, helping to reduce marketing costs and make it easier to cut through the crowded landscape Huh. The key to the reboot is tied to the original creators and studios, Bel air Is in spades Miguel Melendez and Terrence Carter of Westbrook Studios also engage to produce.