Contemporary Prince Reboot: Meet Jabari Banks, the Star Taking Over Will Smith’s Iconic Function – E! On-line


BEL-AIR has discovered its new boy! 

On Tuesday, Aug. 31, Peacock introduced that West Philadelphia “born and raised” star Jabari Banks will take over Will Smith‘s iconic Fresh Prince of Bel-Air position within the prequel sequence.

The reimagined reboot takes the present’s famed theme music fairly actually: “now this can be a story all about how, my life obtained flipped-turned the wrong way up, and I might prefer to take a minute, simply sit proper there, I will inform you how I turned the prince of a city known as Bel-Air…” 

Smith personally shocked Banks by way of video chat with the information of his casting. “From the deepest elements of my coronary heart, I wish to say congratulations to you,” Smith informed Banks in a touching clip. “You have got the position of Will on BEL-AIR.” 

Banks stated in shock, “I am so prepared. I am able to chew down.” 

See his lovable response within the video under and learn the way Banks’ father helped him audition!