Peacock has finally unveiled the full trailer for the upcoming second season of the hit drama Bel-Airwhich is scheduled to return on February 23, 2023. It is also confirmed that The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air alum Tatyana Ali appears in the second season as an English teacher.
That Bel-Air Season 2 trailer shows Will trying to live by his own rules by living independently and making money from street basketball games. It also highlights his dilemma of trying to keep his West Philly identity intact while being open to the opportunities that Bel-Air will bring him.
“Bel-Air Season 2 opens with Will at a crossroads as a new figure enters his life who challenges what he’s learned in Bel-Air and competes for control of his influence,” reads the synopsis. “He juggles this while he navigates his home life with the Banks family and tries to rebuild the trust that was broken at the end of last season. We will see Will and Carlton’s brotherhood begin to develop as they grow closer but still challenge each other about their differences. We’ll also see Hilary develop as she becomes more of a boss in her influencer world and how that affects her relationship with Jazz, and we’ll also highlight the relatable struggles surrounding Viv and Phil balancing marriage and family as they try to forge their own career paths and reconnect with the things that are important to them.”
Inspired by Morgan Cooper’s viral video of the same name, Bel-Air recreates the iconic sitcom as a modern drama. It is co-written and directed by Cooper, who is also set to executive produce.
The reboot features Jabari Banks, Adrian Holmes (V wars) as Phillip Banks, Cassandra Freeman (Atlanta) as Vivian Banks, Olly Sholotan (Evolution by Nate Gibson) as Carlton Banks, Coco Jones (Vampires vs. Bronx) as Hilary Banks, Akira Akbar (Captain Marvel) as Ashley Banks, Jimmy Akingbola (The most dangerous game) as Geoffrey, Jordan L. Jones (Snowfall) as Jazz and Simone Joy Jones (The chair, What if) as Lisa.
Bel-Air is executive produced by TJ Brady and Rasheed Newson, who serve as showrunners. It is a production of Universal Television and Westbrook Studios. Will Smith, Terence Carter, James Lassiter, Miguel Melendez, Malcolm Spellman, Quincy Jones, Benny Medina and original creators Andy and Susan Borowitz are executive producers.