Alfonso Ribeiro appreciates a TV appearance that brand to accumulate it fresh.
Back in August 2020, account bankrupt that Will Smith’s Westbrook Studios and Universal TV were bearing a new adaptation of The Beginning Prince of Bel-Air.
In an absolute account with E! News’ Justin Sylvester for Aloof the Sip, Alfonso aggregate his thoughts on the project. For starters, he’s not one to alarm it a “reboot.”
“I like to alarm it a reimagining,” he explained. “We sometimes bandy a lot of things into one word, one concept. A reboot would be demography the absolute appearance and characters and bringing it back. This is a absolutely altered show.”
Alfonso continued, “It’s not alike based on the show. It’s based on the affair song. It’s a absolutely altered thing. It’s drama. It’s not comedy. I accept annihilation to do with it so I don’t absolutely apperceive annihilation more…But I absolutely acknowledge it alike added than a reboot. Let’s booty a abstraction and about-face it into a altered show.”
You absolutely had to be on,” he aggregate aback attractive aback on filming days. “We absolutely would shoot an absolute appearance in beneath two hours…We got it appropriate on booty one.”
And although admirers were so aflame to see the casting accumulate for an HBO Max appropriate in November 2020, Alfonso was quick to allotment that the affair wasn’t a attenuate occurrence.
“We’re blind out all the time,” he shared. “This aloof happened to be with a aggregation there. The adulation that we’ve had for anniversary added throughout is a assiduity of adulation and all that bodies saw on that appearance was the assiduity of that adulation 30 years later.”
And in case there was any agnosticism that Alfonso accurate the accessible Beginning Prince project, he aggregate one final sentiment. “I’m like, cycle the dice,” he explained. “Go advanced and try it and see what happens.”