Why Jabari Banks Stepping Into Will’s Bel-Air Role Was “Fate”

The new Fresh new Prince iteration is set in modern-day America and offers a considerably extra gritty interpretation of Will’s story, but just as Carlton continues to be an significant character, so do Aunt Viv and Uncle Phil.

Nonetheless, Adrian Holmes looks just a tad little bit unique than the O.G. uncle played by the late, excellent James Avery. He admitted to frequenting the gym, and in accordance to Cassandra Freeman, who plays his on-display wife, “That is the motive why he thought he wasn’t gonna get this function.”

Extra Holmes, “I thought they were gonna follow the pattern of the authentic show.”

That was, till he fulfilled Freeman. 

“When we did the chemistry test and I noticed him in the place, I was pretty much offended,” she joked. “I was like, ‘So this is Uncle Phil?’ I was like, ‘I really don’t know.'”

Freeman continued, “Then as shortly as Adrian began talking, the complete vibe and swag that is just Adrian in the character just felt like real truth.”