A 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Reboot Could Very Well Be Happening

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Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Janet Hubert, Alfonso Ribeiro, Tatyana Ali, James Avery, Will Smith on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'

The TV revival announcements seem never-ending, but fans of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air may not mind the latest news.

The studio that owns the rights to the '90s sitcom has purchased the rights to Fresh Princess, according to TMZ. Judging by the name, the original series, which made Will Smith a superstar, will take a slightly different approach to the story.

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The purchase documents also reveal that the company is planning a TV project for all platforms. Additionally, they bought the rights to new Fresh Prince toys, leading many to believe that the reboot will come sooner rather than later. Trademark rights to Fresh Princess will cover merchandise such as "bags, backpacks, animal collars and, of course, lots of clothing and footwear."

While the news is still fresh—pun intended—the original cast has yet to speak out on the possible new series. James Avery, who played Uncle Phil, is the only actor no longer around after he passed away in 2013.

Meanwhile, Will Smith recently expressed interest in an animated version of Fresh Prince when he posted an animated rendering by thesketchlab on Instagram.

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Of course, as with all reboot rumors, fans had plenty to say. Check out some of their reactions below.

So what do you think about a possible Fresh Prince reboot? Sound off in the poll!

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