Will Smith charmed us all because the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” within the 1990s.
And the star handed out some a lot wanted excellent news on the 30th anniversary of the show Thursday evening through Instagram.
The 51-year-old actor was reunited with his co-stars of the sitcom, as they gathered to rejoice the anniversary by filming a reunion particular.
Will posted an image within the outdated Banks mansion alongside Tatyana Ali (Ashley), Karyn Parsons (Hilary), Joseph Marcell (Geoffrey), Daphne Maxwell Reid (Aunt Viv No.2) and Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton), in addition to the recurring DJ Jazzy Jeff.
He captioned the picture: “Today is precisely 30 YEARS since The @FreshPrince of Bel-Air debuted! So we’re doin’ one thing for y’all… a for actual Banks Family Reunion is comin’ quickly to @HBOmax! RIP James. #FreshPrince30th.”
James Avery — aka Uncle Phil — died in 2013.
But what actually received followers labored up Thursday evening: A second image revealed Will burying the hatchet with the unique Aunt Viv, Janet Hubert.
They are pictured seated collectively on digital camera for the primary time in 27 years.
She performed Aunt Viv within the first three seasons earlier than leaving in 1993 amid a long-standing feud with Smith.
Their on-set points triggered her early exit from the show, and he or she documented her damaged relationship with Smith in her 2009 e book “Perfection Is Not a Sitcom Mom.”
She claimed that she was “demonized” following her departure, and in 2017, she criticized the solid after being snubbed from a earlier reunion, in response to Digital Spy.
This reunion will have a look again on the collection, which starred Smith as a fictionalized model of himself transferring from West Philadelphia to dwell with his rich uncle and aunt in Bel Air within the NBC collection which initially aired from 1990-1996.
The “Fresh Princ”e reunion evening of music, dancing and shock visitors is anticipated to air round Thanksgiving on HBO Max, however there’s no confirmed date but.
A separate reboot known as “Bel-Air” can be within the works for streaming service Peacock.