Fresh take on popular 90s sitcom that stared Philadelphia legend

OLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Actor Will Smith attends the Centerpiece Gala Premiere of Columbia Pictures' 'Concussion' during AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi at TCL Chinese Theatre on November 10, 2015 in Hollywood, California.
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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For six seasons, West Philadelphia native Will Smith played the lead role in the hit TV comedy "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." 

"The show always meant a lot to me," said Morgan Cooper, who loved the show so much he decided to make a movie trailer about it, turning it from slap stick to a drama with a very serious tone.

"I always thought, growing up man, here's a 16, 17-year-old kid who gets shipped across the country. Like, I think something else happened other than a little scuffle, and so I kind of filled in the gaps of the story in my mind and we made it happen," Cooper said. 

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The trailer is just a few days old and has already been shared hundreds of thousands of times on social media.

"People grow up with the show see it in a different light, and so that's really what it's all about to me, is for people to appreciate the art and kind of tap into their childhood.  So, it's been really cool. The response has been amazing," he said.