Smith caught wind of it at the time and called the idea and the online video, created and directed by Cooper, “brilliant.” It has considering the fact that racked up a lot more than 6 million views.
The new series, like the video clip, is titled “Bel-Air,” for the posh Los Angeles neighborhood in which it will take area.
“Established in present day-working day The united states, BEL-AIR is a serialized just one-hour remarkable analogue of the 90’s sitcom ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ that leans into the first premise: Will’s challenging journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gated mansions of Bel-Air,” in accordance to a news launch from Peacock.
“With a reimagined vision, BEL-AIR will dive further into the inherent conflicts, emotions and biases that were being impossible to fully check out in a 30-minute sitcom format, while nevertheless providing swagger and nods to the authentic demonstrate.”
Smith expressed his excitement about observing his hit demonstrate showcasing a Black loved ones provided a fashionable twist.
“The Carlton character — a Black, younger Republican, fashionable-day?” he said. “The warmth that will be stirred up in between these characters. It truly is like, what’s the Hilary character in a entire world of Instagram and social media?”