TV Trailer: BET’s New Edition Mini-Series

Published: Monday 27th Jun 2016 by Sam

BET continue to break new ground with original programming.

Their latest offering is a biopic on trail-blazing R&B pioneers New Edition.

Set to air in 2017, the three-part series chronicles the rise and career explosion of the ‘Candy Girl’ crooners. It’ll also touch of the dramas – some known, some not – which occurred behind the scenes.

‘Empire’ star Bryshere Y. Gray has been cast as Michael Bivins; Elijah Kelley takes on the role of Ricky Bell; Grammy nominee Luke James will play Johnny Gill; Algee Smith is Ralph Tresvant; Keith Powers is Ronnie Devoe, and Woody McClain plays Bobby Brown.

Watch the trailer for the Chris Robinson directed project after the jump…

Looks epic.

Even better is that the group’s members and longtime manager serve as consultants and co-producers – guaranteeing a heightened degree of authenticity.

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  1. Ughhhh June 27, 2016

    Waisting money. Just make it a BET movie and call it a day. There is no need for it to have several episodes.

    • ?+✈=? June 27, 2016

      TLCs movie should’ve been a miniseries too

      • Ughhhh June 27, 2016

        For what?

  2. King z June 27, 2016

    Like the money your parents “waisted” sending you to school?

    Boy stop. This s*** looks amazing

  3. Ciah’s Turtle June 27, 2016

    this is gonna be littt.. I feel it

  4. Dev June 27, 2016

    This looks good. It actually looks cinema worthy but i don’t know if internationally New Edition was that well known.

  5. TurkeyNoodleSavage June 27, 2016

    Fuckkkkkkk ! The TLC movie should have been like this ! those girls have been together for 20+ years , the VH1 movie was rushed ! and there is a lot they didn’t cover .

  6. Valz June 27, 2016

    They were definitely well known internationally

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  8. Del June 28, 2016

    NE is one of my favorite music groups ever! I’m looking forward to watching this miniseries.

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