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‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Drama Reboot at Peacock Sets Main Cast

‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Drama Reboot at Peacock Sets Main Cast

The dramatic reboot of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” at Peacock has filled out its main cast.

The upcoming series, known as “Bel-Air,” has added eight actors, who will star alongside previously announced series lead Jabari Banks in the role of Will.

The new cast members are: Adrian Holmes as Phillip Banks; Cassandra Freeman as Vivian Banks; Olly Sholotan as Carlton Banks; Coco Jones as Hilary Banks; Akira Akbar as Ashley Banks; Jimmy Akingbola as Geoffrey; Jordan L. Jones as Jazz; and Simone Joy Jones as Lisa.

Bel-Air” is based on the viral video of the same name by Morgan Cooper, which reimagined the beloved Will Smith-led sitcom as a drama series. Peacock gave the show a two-season order back in September 2020. Set in modern-day America, “Bel-Air” is described as a serialized one-hour dramatic analogue of the sitcom version that leans into the original premise: Will’s complicated journey from

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