The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is to return for a special episode, starring Will Smith.

Hollywood legend Will is to reprise his iconic role which catapulted him to international fame as the American show turns 30.

Will, 51, will join his former co-stars to celebrate the landmark anniversary with a one-off episode which is set to air later this month.

The special is set to record on September 10 and is scheduled to arrive on the HBO Max streaming service around Thanksgiving, which this year falls on November 26.

Dad-of-three Will be joined by co-stars Tatyana Ali [Ashley Banks], Karyn Parsons [Hilary Banks] and Joseph Marcell [Geoffrey).

Will is set to take to the streets of Bel-Air once again

They will also be joined by Daphne Maxwell Reid [Vivian Banks] and Alfonso Ribeiro [Carlton Banks], as well as DJ Jazzy Jeff [Jazz].

Sadly, Uncle Phil actor James Avery passed away in 2013 following complications from open-heart surgery, his publicist confirmed at the time.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air saw Will portray a fictionalised version of himself - a streetwise teenager who is sent to live with his wealthy aunt and uncle in their Bel Air mansion after getting into a fight in his hometown of Philadelphia.

James Avery [centre] passed away in 2013, following surgical complications

It ran for six seasons from 1990 to 1996.

The cast reunited in April for Smith's Snapchat series Will From Home, while earlier this month it was announced a drama reboot of the series is in the works.

It's believed that the reboot is based on Morgan Cooper's viral video Bel-air.

This is not the first classic series HBO Max has announced a reunion for.

The cast of Fresh Prince are believed to be joining Will for the one-off episode

The long-awaited Friends reunion special has experienced multiple delays due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Will and wife Jada hit the headlines earlier this summer when US singer August Alsina claimed he had an affair with Jada, with Will's blessing.

Speaking on Jada's Red Table Talk - the famous couple set the record straight on the reports.

Jada announced that she and Will were separated when she became engaged in an "entanglement" with August.

They believed that their marriage was over but are now said to be stronger than ever before.