Contemporary Prince Reboot: Meet Jabari Banks, the Star Taking Over Will Smith’s Iconic Position – 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 function within the prequel collection.

The reimagined reboot takes the present’s famed theme tune fairly actually: “now this can be a story all about how, my life received flipped-turned the other way up, and I would prefer to take a minute, simply sit proper there, I will let you know how I grew to become 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 need to say congratulations to you,” Smith advised Banks in a touching clip. “You have got the function of Will on BEL-AIR.” 

Banks mentioned 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!