Throwback Thursday: Is The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Being Rebooted?

By: William Lawson

Nothing is off limits these days from being given a second chance. Full House is being rebooted by Netflix, X-Files is coming back to Fox, Ghostbusters is coming back to the big screen. So naturally the beloved show that gifted us with Will Smith should get a second chance, right? Well whether you agree or not, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is in early talks to be rebooted for the small screen.

Image via NBC
Image via NBC

According to Complex, Smith is behind this reboot idea and would be credited as the executive producer. TV Line reports that Overbrook Entertainment, Smith’s production company, “is in the very early stages of developing a new show that ‘puts a new spin on the fish-out-of-water tale while maintaining the spirit of the original series.'” The pitch for the show is still in the works and Smith along with his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith will start shopping the show around in a few weeks.

Are you ready for a THIRD Aunt Viv? Sound off in the comments!

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William Lawson

William is a 21 year old lover of all things entertainment; whether that be music, film, or television. He was born and raised in Detroit, MI where he graduated from Cass Technical High School in 2012. Now he is living in Malibu, CA attending Pepperdine University and majoring in Psychology. William began blogging via his website while he was in high school and with his love of the entertainment industry, he is now ready to partner with the Social B to share his love of television, film, and music with the world!

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