Peacock has officially changed Bel-Air for the third season. The early change comes after nearly a month since the start of Season 2 of the drama, which set a new record as the streamer’s most-watched original sophomore series to date. New prize episodes every Thursday until the end of the season on April 27.
Inspired by Morgan Cooper’s viral video of the same name, Bel-Air reimagined the iconic sitcom as a modern-day drama. It was written and directed by Cooper, who is also set as an executive producer.
“Bel-Air Season 2 picks up with Will at a crossroads as a new person comes into his life that challenges what he’s learned in Bel-Air and competes for control over his influence,” read in the synopsis. “He’s juggling this while navigating his home life with the Banks family and trying to rebuild the trust that was broken at the end of last season. -progress as they grow closer but still challenge each other about their differences. We also see Hilary’s growth as she becomes a boss in her influencer world and how her relationship with Jazz spills over, and also highlights the relatable struggles around Viv and Phil balancing marriage and family while trying to forge their own career paths and reconnecting with the things that matter to them.”
The reboot stars Jabari Banks, Adrian Holmes (V War) as Phillip Banks, Cassandra Freeman (Atlanta) as Vivian Banks, Olly Sholotan (Evolution by Nate Gibson) as Carlton Banks, Coco Jones (Vampires vs. the Bronx) as Hilary Banks, Akira Akbar (Captain Marvel) as Ashley Banks, Jimmy Akingbola (Most Dangerous Game) as Geoffrey, Jordan L. Jones (Snowfall) as Jazz, and Simone Joy Jones (The Chair, What If) said Lisa.
Bel-Air is executive produced by TJ Brady and Rasheed Newson, who serve as showrunners. It is a Universal Television and Westbrook Studios production. Will Smith, Terence Carter, James Lassiter, Miguel Melendez, Malcolm Spellman, Quincy Jones, Benny Medina, and original creators Andy and Susan Borowitz are executive producing.