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‘The New Edition Story’ Trailer: ‘Empire’ Star Bryshere Gray Toplines Bet’s Dramatic R&B Biopic

28 June 2016 10:13 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

New Edition paved the way for many successful boy bands, and now their story is coming to the silver screen. Bet unveiled the first trailer for its upcoming mini-series biopic, “The New Edition Story,” featuring Duane Martin and Wood Harris.

The three-part series will chronicle the group’s humble beginnings in Boston, their handwork and dedication and their rapid rise to stardom. It will also give glimpses of their struggles, fights and drama they had along the way, including their decision to replace Bobby Brown.

Read More: Bet Awards 2016: Full Bet Awards Winners List

Known for their early hits including “Candy Girl” and “Cool It Now,” the R&B quintet went through many highs and lows since its formation in 1978. “Empire” star Bryshere Gray will portray Michael Bivins, R&B singer-songwriter Luke James will be Johnny Gill, Woody McClain will take on the role of Bobby Brown, Elijah Kelley will be Ricky Bell, »

- Liz Calvario

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‘The New Edition Story’ Trailer: ‘Empire’ Star Bryshere Gray Toplines Bet’s Dramatic R&B Biopic

28 June 2016 10:13 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

New Edition paved the way for many successful boy bands, and now their story is coming to the silver screen. Bet unveiled the first trailer for its upcoming mini-series biopic, “The New Edition Story,” featuring Duane Martin and Wood Harris.

The three-part series will chronicle the group’s humble beginnings in Boston, their handwork and dedication and their rapid rise to stardom. It will also give glimpses of their struggles, fights and drama they had along the way, including their decision to replace Bobby Brown.

Read More: Bet Awards 2016: Full Bet Awards Winners List

Known for their early hits including “Candy Girl” and “Cool It Now,” the R&B quintet went through many highs and lows since its formation in 1978. “Empire” star Bryshere Gray will portray Michael Bivins, R&B singer-songwriter Luke James will be Johnny Gill, Woody McClain will take on the role of Bobby Brown, Elijah Kelley will be Ricky Bell, »

- Liz Calvario

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La La Anthony, Yvette Nicole Brown, Monica Calhoun Among Five Cast In ‘New Edition: The Movie’ On Bet

5 May 2016 2:07 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Bet is rounding out the cast for its three-part miniseries New Edition: The Movie. La La La Anthony (Power), Yvette Nicole Brown (The Office; The New Odd Couple), Monica Calhoun (The Best Man), Lisa Nicole Carson (Ally McBeal) and Sandi McCree (The Wire) have signed on to play the mothers of the iconic 1980s R&B/ pop group. Anthony will play Flo DeVoe, mother of the young Ronnie DeVoe, Brown will play Michael Bivins' mother Shirley Bivins, Calhoun is Ralph Tresvant's… »

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