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Jabari Banks transforms into troubled teen Will Smith in the gritty trailer for Peacock’s Bel-Air

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Jabari Banks transforms into troubled teen Will Smith in the gritty trailer for Peacock's Bel-Air

The Banks’ of Bel-Air appear both totally different and still very much the same as the original sitcom family in the newest trailer for Peacock’s Fresh Prince reboot, Bel-Air.

NBC dropped the first full trailer for the dramatic re-telling of the beloved television comedy on Monday which sees Jabari Banks take on the lead role as fish-out-of-water West Philadelphia teen Will Smith.

Quite unlike the early 90s comedy, the trailer for Bel-Air sees Will Smith’s reintroduction to his wealthy relatives after he is sent to live with them in an exclusive enclave of one-percenters following a scuffle with the law. 

Fresh Prince: NBC dropped the first full trailer for Bel-Air, the dramatic retelling of the beloved 90s sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, on Monday

Fresh Prince: NBC dropped the first full trailer for Bel-Air, the dramatic retelling of the beloved 90s sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, on Monday

Fresh Prince: NBC dropped the first full trailer for Bel-Air, the dramatic retelling of the beloved 90s sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, on Monday

The trailer marks the first time audiences get to see the revamped Banks family as Will arrives to his new ‘kingdom’.

He’s greeted at the front door of a palatial Bel-Air estate by Geoffrey, the insanely handsome ‘house manager’. 

This Geoffrey, played by Jimmy Akingbola, is younger and far more muscled than the original character but still exudes the same high-brow aloofness as Joseph Marcell.

Viewers got a brief look at the new Aunt Viv and cousins Hilary and Ashley but much of the short trailer focused on Will’s interactions with cousin Carlton and Uncle Phil, as well as his best friend Jazz.

Reboot: Quite unlike the early 90s comedy, the trailer for Bel-Air sees Will Smith's reintroduction to his wealthy relatives after he is sent to live with them in an exclusive enclave of one-percenters following a scuffle with the law

Reboot: Quite unlike the early 90s comedy, the trailer for Bel-Air sees Will Smith's reintroduction to his wealthy relatives after he is sent to live with them in an exclusive enclave of one-percenters following a scuffle with the law

Reboot: Quite unlike the early 90s comedy, the trailer for Bel-Air sees Will Smith’s reintroduction to his wealthy relatives after he is sent to live with them in an exclusive enclave of one-percenters following a scuffle with the law

We meet again: The trailer marks the first time audiences get to see the revamped Banks family as Will arrives to his new 'kingdom'

We meet again: The trailer marks the first time audiences get to see the revamped Banks family as Will arrives to his new 'kingdom'

We meet again: The trailer marks the first time audiences get to see the revamped Banks family as Will arrives to his new ‘kingdom’

‘This town will try to make you forget who you are and where you came from,’ Jazz tells Will. ‘Don’t let it do that.’

After a quick high-end make over by Hilary, Will excitedly runs over to his uncle at a backyard soiree and his frosty greeting invariably sets the tone of the rocky relationship ahead.

Carlton [Olly Sholotan], who Will also sees at the party, appears just as pretentious as his comedy counterpart played by Alfonso Ribeiro but will less affable warmth.

‘I hope one day we can talk about why you’re really here,’ Carlton says to Will with a smile that clearly doesn’t meet his eyes.

'This town will try to make you forget who you are and where you came from,' Jazz tells Will. 'Don't let it do that.'

'This town will try to make you forget who you are and where you came from,' Jazz tells Will. 'Don't let it do that.'

‘This town will try to make you forget who you are and where you came from,’ Jazz tells Will. ‘Don’t let it do that.’

Tough: After a quick high-end make over by Hilary, Will excitedly runs over to his uncle at a backyard soiree and his frosty greeting invariably sets the tone of the rocky relationship ahead

Tough: After a quick high-end make over by Hilary, Will excitedly runs over to his uncle at a backyard soiree and his frosty greeting invariably sets the tone of the rocky relationship ahead

Tough: After a quick high-end make over by Hilary, Will excitedly runs over to his uncle at a backyard soiree and his frosty greeting invariably sets the tone of the rocky relationship ahead

Changes: The 'scuffle' from the opening credits of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air has been reworked to create the jumping off point for the reboot

Changes: The 'scuffle' from the opening credits of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air has been reworked to create the jumping off point for the reboot

Changes: The ‘scuffle’ from the opening credits of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air has been reworked to create the jumping off point for the reboot

'Here's the story: You came to Bel-Air for a better education, simple,' Uncle Phil [Adrian Holmes] informs Will. 'Be patient, give this a real chance.

'Here's the story: You came to Bel-Air for a better education, simple,' Uncle Phil [Adrian Holmes] informs Will. 'Be patient, give this a real chance.

‘Here’s the story: You came to Bel-Air for a better education, simple,’ Uncle Phil [Adrian Holmes] informs Will. ‘Be patient, give this a real chance.

The ‘scuffle’ from the opening credits of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air has been reworked to create the jumping off point for the reboot. 

Rather than a harmless basketball court brawl, Bel-Air’s Smith pulls out a gun during the melee and ends up with a target on his back from a gang member. 

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‘Here’s the story: You came to Bel-Air for a better education, simple,’ Uncle Phil [Adrian Holmes] informs Will. ‘Be patient, give this a real chance. 

Holmes’ portrayal of Uncle Phil is, like Carlton, devoid of that warmth from the sitcom and replaced with a hard edge. And, unlike the portly, beloved James Avery, the actor is fit and suave.

Reimagined: This Geoffrey, played by Jimmy Akingbola, is younger and far more muscled than the original character but still exudes the same high-brow aloofness as Joseph Marcell

Reimagined: This Geoffrey, played by Jimmy Akingbola, is younger and far more muscled than the original character but still exudes the same high-brow aloofness as Joseph Marcell

Reimagined: This Geoffrey, played by Jimmy Akingbola, is younger and far more muscled than the original character but still exudes the same high-brow aloofness as Joseph Marcell

Reimagined: This Geoffrey, played by Jimmy Akingbola, is younger and far more muscled than the original character but still exudes the same high-brow aloofness as Joseph Marcell

Reimagined: This Geoffrey, played by Jimmy Akingbola, is younger and far more muscled than the original character but still exudes the same high-brow aloofness as Joseph Marcell

Tough: Adrian Holmes' portrayal of Uncle Phil has a hard edge and, unlike the portly, beloved James Avery, the actor is fit and suave

Tough: Adrian Holmes' portrayal of Uncle Phil has a hard edge and, unlike the portly, beloved James Avery, the actor is fit and suave

Tough: Adrian Holmes' portrayal of Uncle Phil has a hard edge and, unlike the portly, beloved James Avery, the actor is fit and suave

Tough: Adrian Holmes' portrayal of Uncle Phil has a hard edge and, unlike the portly, beloved James Avery, the actor is fit and suave

Tough: Adrian Holmes’ portrayal of Uncle Phil has a hard edge and, unlike the portly, beloved James Avery, the actor is fit and suave

Like the original: Will's cousin Hilary gives him an immediate rags-to-riches makeover in the trailer just like the sitcom version would have done

Like the original: Will's cousin Hilary gives him an immediate rags-to-riches makeover in the trailer just like the sitcom version would have done

Like the original: Will's cousin Hilary gives him an immediate rags-to-riches makeover in the trailer just like the sitcom version would have done

Like the original: Will's cousin Hilary gives him an immediate rags-to-riches makeover in the trailer just like the sitcom version would have done

Like the original: Will’s cousin Hilary gives him an immediate rags-to-riches makeover in the trailer just like the sitcom version would have done

'I hope one day we can talk about why you're really here,' Carlton says to Will with a smile that clearly doesn't meet his eyes.

'I hope one day we can talk about why you're really here,' Carlton says to Will with a smile that clearly doesn't meet his eyes.

'I hope one day we can talk about why you're really here,' Carlton says to Will with a smile that clearly doesn't meet his eyes.

'I hope one day we can talk about why you're really here,' Carlton says to Will with a smile that clearly doesn't meet his eyes.

‘I hope one day we can talk about why you’re really here,’ Carlton says to Will with a smile that clearly doesn’t meet his eyes.

Making it work: As Will struggles to acclimatize to the ways of Bel-Air his Aunt Viv tells her husband they 'owe' it to help him out

Making it work: As Will struggles to acclimatize to the ways of Bel-Air his Aunt Viv tells her husband they 'owe' it to help him out

Making it work: As Will struggles to acclimatize to the ways of Bel-Air his Aunt Viv tells her husband they 'owe' it to help him out

Making it work: As Will struggles to acclimatize to the ways of Bel-Air his Aunt Viv tells her husband they 'owe' it to help him out

Making it work: As Will struggles to acclimatize to the ways of Bel-Air his Aunt Viv tells her husband they ‘owe’ it to help him out

Will’s struggle to acclimatize to the ways of Bel-Air is made evident in the trailer as he tries to ‘rep West Philly’ despite urgings from Carlton to follow his lead. 

‘What the hell is my life?’ Will asks himself.

Before Thanksgiving, Peacock dropped the first teaser for the dramatic reboot with the actual Will Smith, 53, providing a somber narration with some of the original lyrics to the Fresh Prince theme song.  

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According to the official synopsis, the one-hour drama will be set in modern times and explore ‘Will’s complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gated mansions of Bel-Air.’

A little different: Rather than a harmless basketball court brawl, Bel-Air's Smith pulls out a gun during the melee and ends up with a target on his back from a gang member

A little different: Rather than a harmless basketball court brawl, Bel-Air's Smith pulls out a gun during the melee and ends up with a target on his back from a gang member

A little different: Rather than a harmless basketball court brawl, Bel-Air’s Smith pulls out a gun during the melee and ends up with a target on his back from a gang member

According to the official synopsis, the one-hour drama will be set in modern times and explore 'Will's complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gated mansions of Bel-Air.'

According to the official synopsis, the one-hour drama will be set in modern times and explore 'Will's complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gated mansions of Bel-Air.'

According to the official synopsis, the one-hour drama will be set in modern times and explore ‘Will’s complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gated mansions of Bel-Air.’

Relationships: Viewers got a brief look at the new Aunt Viv and cousins Hilary and Ashley but much of the short trailer focused on Will's interactions with cousin Carlton and Uncle Phil, as well as his best friend Jazz

Relationships: Viewers got a brief look at the new Aunt Viv and cousins Hilary and Ashley but much of the short trailer focused on Will's interactions with cousin Carlton and Uncle Phil, as well as his best friend Jazz

Relationships: Viewers got a brief look at the new Aunt Viv and cousins Hilary and Ashley but much of the short trailer focused on Will’s interactions with cousin Carlton and Uncle Phil, as well as his best friend Jazz

Streaming: Peacock will stream the first three episodes of Bel-Air on Super Bowl Sunday, February 13

Streaming: Peacock will stream the first three episodes of Bel-Air on Super Bowl Sunday, February 13

Streaming: Peacock will stream the first three episodes of Bel-Air on Super Bowl Sunday, February 13

‘With a reimagined vision, Bel-Air will dive deeper into the inherent conflicts, emotions and biases that were impossible to fully explore in a 30-minute sitcom format, while still delivering swagger and nods to the original show,’ it reads. 

The original Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air ran from 1990 to 1996 and co-starred James Avery, Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid, Alfonso Ribeiro and DJ Jazzy Jeff.  

Peacock will stream the first three episodes of Bel-Air on Super Bowl Sunday, February 13.

Iconic: The original Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air ran from 1990 to 1996 and co-starred James Avery, Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid, Alfonso Ribeiro and DJ Jazzy Jeff

Iconic: The original Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air ran from 1990 to 1996 and co-starred James Avery, Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid, Alfonso Ribeiro and DJ Jazzy Jeff

Iconic: The original Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air ran from 1990 to 1996 and co-starred James Avery, Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid, Alfonso Ribeiro and DJ Jazzy Jeff

Jabari Banks transforms into troubled teen Will Smith in the gritty trailer for Peacock's Bel-AirSource

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