Cinematographer and director Morgan Cooper says he grew up within the nineties watching the present starring Will Smith and “all the time thought there was extra to the story” – therefore his choice to reinvent it in his personal trailer.
The virtually four-minute clip makes use of the identical fundamental narrative components because the sitcom, however provides a dramatic undertone absent from the beloved present.
In Cooper’s model, similar to within the TV collection, a younger man named Will will get despatched to reside with relations in Bel-Air, Los Angeles, after getting right into a confrontation in his native West Philadelphia.
The trailer, nevertheless, has Will arrested for carrying a gun – a story arc not featured on The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air.
Will can then be seen for the remainder of the clip making an attempt to regulate to his new residence.
Cooper mentioned on social media that greater than 100 individuals labored on the trailer, each in entrance of the digital camera and behind the scenes.
The trailer has been watched greater than 1,000,000 instances on YouTube.
The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air initially aired from 1990 to 1996 and retains a powerful fan base to today.