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“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” reunion set at HBO Max to celebrate show’s 30th anniversary

The cast of 90’s hit sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” is all set to return at HBO Max to celebrate the show’s 30th anniversary.

The upcoming show is going to be an unscripted special designed to celebrate the show, which ran on NBC from 1990 to 1996.

As being reported, the reunion is currently scheduled to be filmed on September10, the actual 30th reunion, and will be directed by Marcus Raboy.

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Giving insights into the reunion, HBO Max describes the special as “a funny and heartfelt night full of music, dancing, and special surprise guests, in honor of the series that ran for six seasons and 148 episodes.” 

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air cast

The original cast of the sitcom, including Will Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton Banks), Tatyana Ali(Ashley Banks), Karyn Parsons (Hilary Banks), Daphne Maxwell Reid(Aunt Viv), Joseph Marcell (Geoffrey), and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Jazz) are all set to appear in the reunion special, while Will Smith will also executive produce through his production company Westbrook Media. 

Unfortunately, James Avery played Uncle Phil will be no more part of the show. He died in 2013 after complications from open-heart surgery.

As well as, Janet Hubert played Aunt Viv will not be part of the show as she left after season three and was replaced by Reid, who will be joining the reunion.

As being reported, Hubert’s exit was due to “creative differences,” and she had said that she would never reunite with the cast. 

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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