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The New Edition Story 

Chronicles the ups and downs of legendary music group New Edition from their humble beginnings in Boston to individual solo success and everything in between.
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Series cast summary:
Bryshere Y. Gray ...  Michael Bivins 3 episodes, 2017
Elijah Kelley ...  Ricardo Bell / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Luke James ...  Johnny Gill 3 episodes, 2017
Woody McClain ...  Bobby Brown / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Keith Powers ...  Ronnie DeVoe 3 episodes, 2017
Algee Smith ...  Ralph Tresvant 3 episodes, 2017
Michael Rapaport ...  Gary Evans 3 episodes, 2017
Wood Harris ...  Brooke Payne 3 episodes, 2017
Durrell 'Tank' Babbs ...  Jheryl Busby 3 episodes, 2017
Yvette Nicole Brown ...  Shirley Bivins 3 episodes, 2017
Bryan Terrell Clark ...  Terry Lewis 3 episodes, 2017
Duane Martin ...  Louil Silas / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Dante Hoagland ...  Michael Bivins (ages 10-15) 2 episodes, 2017
Caleb McLaughlin ...  Young Ricky Bell 2 episodes, 2017
Myles Truitt ...  Young Ronnie DeVoe 2 episodes, 2017
Tyler Marcel Williams Tyler Marcel Williams ...  Bobby Brown (ages 9-14) 2 episodes, 2017
Jahi Di'Allo Winston ...  Young Ralph Tresvant 2 episodes, 2017
La La Anthony ...  Flo DeVoe 2 episodes, 2017
Lisa Nicole Carson ...  Mae Bell 2 episodes, 2017
Monica Calhoun ...  Patricia Tresvant 2 episodes, 2017
Sandi McCree ...  Carole Brown 2 episodes, 2017
Dustin Felder Dustin Felder ...  Jimmy Jam 2 episodes, 2017
Deon Ramone Deon Ramone ...  Khalil 2 episodes, 2017
Krystal M. Harris ...  Zena Tresvant 2 episodes, 2017
Andrew Patrick Ralston ...  Home Again Photographer / ... 2 episodes, 2017
Chelsea Diggs-Smith ...  Amber Tresvant 2 episodes, 2017
Raven Bowens ...  Teasha Bivins 2 episodes, 2017
Louis B. Jack ...  Joel Katz 2 episodes, 2017
Noel Braham ...  Ray Parker Jr 2 episodes, 2017
Brandon McKinnie ...  DeeJay / ... 2 episodes, 2017
Mark Anthony Williams ...  Photographer 2 episodes, 2017
Gina Jackson Gina Jackson ...  Zena's Lawyer 2 episodes, 2017
Omar Nazel ...  Jay 2 episodes, 2017
Dwayne Marion Johnson ...  Bobby Brown Bodyguard / ... 2 episodes, 2017
Xavier Lee Bleuel ...  Photographer Assistant 2 episodes, 2017
Cynthia Rodriguez ...  Amy Correa Bell 2 episodes, 2017
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Chronicles the ups and downs of legendary music group New Edition from their humble beginnings in Boston to individual solo success and everything in between.

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January 2017 (USA) See more »

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Wood Harris and Duane Martin starred together in Above the Rim (1994). See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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Very Well Done!
11 February 2017 | by gpruwitmandymae-77-32637See all my reviews

Kudos BET and the cast of this amazing biopic. I was so immersed during the entire series and fell in love with New Edition's Story. BET please keep doing these with other artists and groups. This was excellent! The cast was so believable playing all of the members of the group. The younger actors did so well in their portrayal of NE's beginnings and the older team took it to the next level. I also loved that most of the cast was new. I loved that all the NE members were on board during the entire project coaching everyone on how to depict their lives. I loved the candidness of the story and how the message was about the strong bond of friendship and loyalty no matter what the circumstances were. They always found a way to get back to NE and that's commendable.


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