Fresh Prince of Bel Air

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Watch the Trailer for Fresh Prince's Gritty Reboot

It debuts next month

(Newser) - Update: The first trailer for the gritty remake of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is here. Simply titled Bel-Air, the one-hour drama tells the same familiar story of Will's move from West Philadelphia to Bel-Air, Calif. But unlike the 1990s sitcom, this one will deal with more serious themes. It...

Actress to Will Smith: 'I Lost Everything'

Smith and former castmate Janet Hubert set their differences aside

(Newser) - Looks like the Fresh Prince and Aunt Viv are finally good again. In an HBO Max reunion special for The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Will Smith and former co-star Janet Hubert sat down in front of former castmates to clear the air, E! Online reports. "We never really...

He Spawned 'The Carlton.' He Doesn't Want Fortnite Using It

Alfonso Ribeiro is suing maker of 'most popular video game in the world'

(Newser) - The "most popular video game" in the world is accused of hijacking a longtime popular dance move—and the actor who spawned it is suing. NBC News reports Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton Banks on the '90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has filed a complaint against...

'Aunt Viv' Really Not Impressed With Smiths' Oscars Boycott

Janet Hubert posts video rant

(Newser) - Janet Hubert, who played the "original" Aunt Viv on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1990 to 1993, has a message for former co-star Will Smith and his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, the Week reports. Pinkett Smith recently announced she'd boycott the Oscars over the Academy of Motion...

Fresh Prince's Uncle Phil Dies
 Fresh Prince's Uncle Phil Dies 

Fresh Prince's Uncle Phil Dies

James Avery was 65

(Newser) - James Avery , who memorably starred as Will Smith's gruff Uncle Phil on Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has died at the age of 65, TMZ reports. Avery had reportedly recently undergone open heart surgery, and died from complications in a Los Angeles hospital last night. His wife Barbara had...

Fresh Prince Producer Goes For Jog, Dies

Jeff Pollack found on California running trail; he was 54

(Newser) - The producer of the Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, the show that brought Will Smith into the limelight, has died in California during what appears to have been a routine jog, reports Page Six . Jeff Pollack was found unresponsive on a running trail in Hermosa Beach on Monday; he was wearing...

Fresh Prince Lyrics Prompt Panic, School Lockdown

Receptionist thought kid was 'shooting some people outside of the school'

(Newser) - A Pennsylvania school district went into crisis mode yesterday over a shooting "threat" that turned out to be misheard lyrics from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song. High school student Travis Clawson, 19, unwittingly found himself the subject of a manhunt when the receptionist at his eye doctor'...

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