Entertainment Will Smith at work on 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' reboot, report says "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," which ran on NBC from 1990 to 1996, starred Tatyana Ali (as Ashley Banks), Will Smith (as Will Smith), Alfonso Ribeiro (as Carlton Banks), Karyn Parsons (as Hillary Banks), James Avery (as Philip Banks), Daphne Maxwell-Reid (as Vivian Banks) and Joseph Marcell (as Geoffrey). Photo Credit: NBC / Photofest By FRANK LOVECE. Special to Newsday Updated August 14, 2015 8:55 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Is film star Will Smith planning to produce a series revival of his 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"? TVLine.com said Thursday Smith's production company, Overbrook Entertainment, is in the early stages of creating a pitch that the firm plans to shop around Hollywood sometime in the next few weeks. Smith, 46, would not star in the series but serve as an executive producer. In the 1990-96 NBC show, he played a street-wise Philadelphia youth sent to live with his rich California relatives in order to stay out of trouble. By FRANK LOVECE. Special to Newsday Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.