Series star Will Smith and series regulars Tatyana Ali, Carian Parsons, Joseph Marcel, Daphne Maxwell Reed, and Alfonso Ribeiro will all be exclusively DJ Jazzy Jeff. It september Is set to tape at 10 and is screened for the first time at HBO Max around Thanksgiving.
Marcus Raboy will direct. Rebekie Hughes will serve as showrunner and executive producer alongside Mikki Melendies, Lucas Kaiser, and Brad Hogan, Brad Hughan is also executive producer for Westbrook Media.
HBO Max is the exclusive streaming home for the entire run of “Fresh Prince”, which has been available on the streamer since it first launched in May. It originally ran on NBC for six seasons from 1990 to 1996 and was just shy of 150 episodes.
This year marks the latest project focused on the classic sitcom. The cast returned in April for Smith’s Snapchat series “Will From Home”. Earlier this month, it was announced that Smith and Westbrook were developing a drama reboot of the series based on Morgan Cooper’s viral video “Bel-Air”.
It also marked the latest TV reunion special to find a home on HBO Max. Last week, Dreamer announced that the cast of “The West Wing” were reuniting from the show’s third season for a theatrical staging of the episode “Landing of Hartsfield”, which began at the Orpheh Theater in Los Angeles in early October Will be shot An unreleased “Friends” reunion special was originally part of the service’s launch, but was repeatedly delayed due to the COVID-19 epidemic.