Peacock Drops First Video Trailer for ‘Bel-Air’ Drama Series

Streaming service Peacock has release a teaser video for its upcoming drama series Bel-Air, debuting in 2022.

The series, a dramatic spinoff of NBC’s 1990s comedy series Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, stars Jabari Banks in the role originally played by Will Smith. The new series is executive produced by Smith along with Terence Carter, James Lassiter, Miguel Melendez, Malcolm Spellman, Quincy Jones, Benny Medina, and Andy & Susan Borowitz.

Also starring in Bel-Air are Adrian Holmes, Cassandra Freeman, Olly Sholotan, Coco Jones and Akira Akbar. ■ 

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.