It is a story all about how a ‘Fresh Prince’ reboot might by no means occur. Alfonso Ribeiro tells HL why.
As beloved, once-cancelled exhibits proceed to get rebooted, Alfonso Ribeiro answered all of our questions on the opportunity of a Contemporary Prince Of Bel-Air revival. “I’ve continued to say, and I will say this most likely ceaselessly, is there’s simply no actual reboot of that present with out James Avery,” the actor, who as soon as performed Carlton within the NBC sitcom, revealed on the HollywoodLife Podcast in an EXCLUSIVE interview. “Despite the fact that it’s The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air, and Will [Smith] is the star, the core of the present was Uncle Phil.”
James Avery, whose Phillip Banks was ranked in TV Information’s “50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time,” died in 2013 after problems throughout open coronary heart surgical procedure. He was 68 on the time. Will Smith commented on his demise on the time, saying, “Some of my greatest lessons in acting, living and being a respectable human being came through James Avery. Every young man needs an Uncle Phil. Rest in Peace.”
Along with lacking “the core of the show,” James Avery, Alfonso added, “we stopped doing it because we felt like the show couldn’t be better when we were doing it.” “The concept behind the show is about Will moving to Bel-Air to change his life. Well we ended it, and his life was changed. Where does it go?” he defined. “I assume we informed the tales we wanted to inform, I assume it’s time to finish this. So it’s type of arduous to go, ‘let’s make one other one.’ You may’t remake The Contemporary Prince Of Bel-Air.”
Alfonso is rarely saying by no means, although, and admitted he’s open to different ideas that might work in regards to the present, however Will’s story was completed again when the sequence led to 1996.
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