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Westbrook Media is celebrating the 30-year anniversary of sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” by reuniting the cast for an unscripted special looking back at the series and the cultural impact it has had since its debut. Set to tape September 10th, the actual 30th anniversary of the series in 1990, the reunion will launch exclusively on HBO Max around Thanksgiving. H
The logline: Bringing the Banks family back together, series star Will Smith will be joined by series regulars Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid and Alfonso Ribeiro as well as the recurring DJ Jazzy Jeff, for a night full of music, dancing, and special surprise guests, in honor of the series that ran for six seasons and 148 episodes. James Avery, who played Philip Banks, passed away in 2013 and the original actress in the role of Vivian Banks, Janet Hubert, will not be participating.
Marcus Raboy (“Laugh Aid,” “Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It?”) will direct the special, which will be executive produced by Rikki Hughes, who will serve as showrunner, as well as Miguel Melendez, Lukas Kaiser, and Brad Haugen for Westbrook Media.