The Fresh Prince of comedy will return to television, in a production capacity, with a comedy and an action series.
Rapper turn actor and now film producer Will Smith is returning to television. The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native who starred in popular NBC program, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air between 1990 and 1996, has announced that he is producing two new series.
According to Variety, Smith, who heads up Overbrook Films, will produce a television adaptation of his 2005 film, Hitch, which co-starred Kevin James and Eva Mendes. In addition, Smith will partner with China’s Eva Jin for an action series chronicling a crime-fighting college student.
No network has yet confirm both shows.