But now it's straight up cancelled!
Ticket holders were sent the following email on Friday:
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We're not sure it's worth buying fireworks if Will Smith isn't going to be at the bbq!
But there's still hope.
While the studios have the scripts in development, and will go forward with or without his participation, the preferred result is obviously an alien dying at the hands of the Fresh Prince.
Sources say he's thinking about it, he's just holding out for a bigger offer.
Pony it up, guys! The sequels will be NOTHING without him! For realz.