BEAUTIFUL AIR has found her new boy!
On Tuesday, August 31, Peacock announced that the West Philadelphia star “was born and raised” Jabari banks will take over Will smithis emblematic Fresh Prince of Bel-Air role in the prequel series.
The reimagined reboot literally takes the famous theme song from the series: “Now it’s a story about how my life turned upside down, and I’d like to take a minute, sit right there, I’ll tell you how.” I became the prince of a town called Bel-Air… ”
Smith personally surprised Banks via video chat with the news of his casting. “From the bottom of my heart I want to congratulate you,” Smith told Banks in a touching clip. “You have the role of Will on BEL AIR.”
Banks said in surprise, “I’m so ready. I’m ready to bite.”
Watch her adorable reaction in the video below, and find out how Banks’ dad helped her audition!