Bel-Air is reuniting previous cast members in new roles

Every West-Philadelphian, born and raised, is talking about Peacock’s critically-acclaimed drama series Bel-Air. The show announced it has reunited original The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air stars Daphne Maxwell Reid (Frank’s Place, Snoops) and Vernee Watson-Johnson (General Hospital, Bob Hearts Abishola).

BEL-AIR — Season: 1 — Pictured: (l-r) Vernee Watson-Johnson, Daphne Maxwell Reid — (Photo by: Peacock)

Both will guest star in the new hit series. Daphne Maxwell Reid will play “Helen” and Vernee Watson-Johnson will play “Janice,” members of the Art Council Board of Trustee. The two will guest star in episode 109 of BEL-AIR, streaming March 24 on Peacock. 

Daphne Maxwell Reid played Aunt Viv and Vernee Watson-Johnson played Viola “Vy” Smith in the original The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air series. Bel-Air is currently streaming on Peacock. New episodes are released every Thursday.

The new version of the show takes a look at contemporary issues such as gun violence, grief, and wellness through the entertainment. Watch the trailer: