Will Smith On ‘Fresh Prince’ Reboot: ‘When Hell Freezes Over’

Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Will Smith had bad news for fans that are waiting for the reboot of his popular hit show the “Fresh Prince of Bel Air.”

In an interview with E! News, the 47-year-old actor crushed rumors and fans’ hearts when he announced that the plans to recreate the 1990s “fish-out-of-water” sitcom that launched his career and made him a household name will not be happening. (VIDEO: Will Smith Making ‘Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air’ Reboot)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Honoree Will Smith attends the 19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 1, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

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“I don’t think ever — like, pretty close to when Hell freezes over,” Smith said. “Pretty close, like, we’re gonna leave that one alone.” (RELATED: Will Smith: America ‘Won’t And Can’t’ Elect Donald Trump)

Reports came out last year that Smith was in talks with NBC executives for a “Fresh Prince” reboot where he would be the executive producer.