Will Smith released two first-look photos at the upcoming The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion special from Westbrook Media, of the 30th anniversary of the iconic series. Smith was joined by series regulars Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid and Alfonso Ribeiro as well as recurring co-star DJ Jazzy Jeff for a family reunion on set in the Banks’ home in this this one-time special. Surprising the rest of the cast, Smith revealed that he sat down yesterday with Janet Hubert, who originated the role of Aunt Viv, for the first time in 27 years for an emotional reunion and a candid conversation.
The reunion will launch exclusively on HBO Max around Thanksgiving 2020. The upcoming special will be a funny and heartfelt night full of music, dancing, and more special surprise guests, in honor of the series that ran for six seasons and 148 episodes.
The iconic series starred Will Smith as a teenager from inner city Philadelphia who’s sent to California to live in with his wealthy relatives in the hopes that they will “straighten him out and teach him some good old-fashioned values,” but Will soon takes his rightful place as The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
HBO Max will be the exclusive home for the upcoming cast reunion special for the series which taped on September 10, 2020.