Fresh Prince Reunion Special is officially happening at HBO. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’s cast members is the latest to reunite at HBO Max. Will Smith and the gang is going to back for the unscripted reunion. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming reunion!
Fresh Prince Reunion: All About the Show!
It has been 30 years since the sitcom first aired. The cast will reunite to celebrate this milestone and relive it once again.
All the show stars include Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid, and Alfonso Ribeiro. Additionally, Will Smith and the recurring DJ Jazzy Jeff will tape the special September 10. This mark exactly 30 years since the show first premiered on NBC. Westbrook Media will produce the reunion special.
HBO Max will launch the special around thanksgiving. The streaming giant has exclusive SVOD rights to the full series. The full series aired 148 episodes across six seasons and has been airing it since the site’s launch in May.
The series stars Will Smith in the lead role. He is his own self’s fictionalized version who is moving from West Philadelphia to Bel-Air. He moves to live with his wealthy uncle and aunt. Also, the area’s cultural impact drives him.
The reunion special will be a night of music, dancing, and surprise guests. Marcus Raboy is all set to direct the special. ‘Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It?’ is one of his famous works. Rikki Hughes is the special’s, executive producer. In addition to Rikki, Miguel Melendez, Lukas Kaiser and Brad Haugen for Westbrook Media will serve as the showrunner.
This special will marks the latest development for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Around a few weeks ago, it emerged that the comedy is getting drama treatment. Bel-Air is an hour-long take on the series based on a short fan film from Morgan Cooper. This is Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith’s Westbrook Studios and Universal Television’s project. It currently is in a competitive situation, down to a couple of streamers.
More Long-Awaited Reunions!
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is a nostalgia hit at the HBO Max’s classic TV show. The WarnerMedia streamer is planning ‘FRIENDS’ reunion for long. The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the production schedule.
The Studio also revealed that they are planning to bring back ‘The West Wing’s’ cast members and creator Aaron Sorkin. This is mainly a special designed to raise awareness of voting ahead of the election.
So, many of our favourite shows’ cast and crew are getting together for a reunion this year. Let’s just hope the pandemic gets over soon!
We will bring more insights very soon. Until then, stay tuned and keep reading for all the latest updates!