The cast of BET’s miniseries, New Edition made their first public debut during the BET Awards
Hyped off energy and excitement for their biopic, the casts took the stage to not only present Taraji P. Henson with her Best Actress awards but to premiere the first New Edition biopic trailer.
The miniseries will follow the early stages of the group’s formation through their re-introduction with Johnny Gill. It will also highlight all the drama that ensued between the fellas, especially highlighting their tumultuous relationship with original group member Bobby Brown.
The movie stars Wood Harris as the group’s longtime manager and choreographer; Empire’s Bryshere Y. Gray as Michael Bivins, The Wiz Live!’s Elijah Kelley as Ricky Bell, Keith Powers as Ronnie Devoe, Woody McClain as Bobby Brown, singer Luke James as Johnny Gill, and Algee Smith will portray Ralph Tresvant.
The mini-series will debut sometime in 2017. Press play to watch the trailer.