Every Wednesday on BuzzSugar, I post a Recast challenge, where I ask you to choose new actors for a classic TV show or movie. The reader who submits the best cast wins a BuzzSugar t-shirt!
It's true that Will Smith and the rest of the gang on "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" made that show the lovable comedy it was, but the recast lists you all submitted for this week's recast challenge would definitely make for an interesting show if it were to be remade! I very much enjoyed the idea of Chiwetel Ejiofor as Geoffrey, which several of you suggested. I also liked Livience's pick of Bow Wow (formerly Lil Bow Wow) for the part of Will, and cashmere80's idea of Merrin Dungey as Vivian. Meekie53's pick for Chi McBride as Uncle Phil is so perfect, it turns out McBride actually made an appearance on "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" in 1992! And finally, a shout-out to pinkflats: Congratulations on reaching gold status while submitting a recast list for this challenge! You always have some great ideas, pinkflats.
As for my favorite list overall, however, this week it comes from LaLa0428! To see who LaLa0428 picked, along with a new cast photo, read more
Will — Corbin Bleu
Philip Banks — Steve Harvey
Vivian Banks — Holly Robinson-Pete
Carlton Banks — Orlando Brown
Ashley Banks — Keke Palmer
Hilary Banks — Christina Millian
Geoffrey — DL Hughley
Jazz — Omarion
And the new Jazz: