The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was easily one of the best, most influential sitcoms of its generation from September 1990 through May 1996.

Already an established rapper, the show put Will Smith on the map as an actor and helped pave the way for him to become a box-office superstar on the big screen. Don't forget—Smith's first movie, after starring in Fresh Prince, was Independence Day, which generated upward of $817 million combined, domestically and internationally, at the box office. And the rest is history.

Although Smith won't be starring in the Independence Day sequel slated for next year, he is back to sit on his throne as the prince of Bel-Air. Well, sort of. TV Line is reporting that Smith is on board as a producer for a reboot of the wildly popular sitcom.

Smith's production company Overbrook Entertainment is in the early stages of developing a Fresh Prince reboot with a modern twist, while still keeping true to the original series. According to TV Line, Overbrook will begin shopping it as soon as the coming weeks with Smith serving as an executive producer, alongside his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith and fellow Overbrook producing partners James Lassiter and Caleeb Pinkett. 

Tech Times wonders if Smith will tab a current actor to star as the new Fresh Prince or will he set his sights on a casting to land the actor. That, or he could bestow the role on his son, Jaden Smith.

As for his own acting, Smith will portray Deadshot in the August 2016 film Suicide Squad, which also stars Jared Leto and Margot Robbie.

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