BET has a treat in store for fans of R&B legends New Edition that will be hitting television screens soon in the form of a three night, six-hour biopic series based on the group’s tumultuous rise to the top. The extended film is set to premiere on January 24th and will follow-up with parts 2 and 3 on the 25th & 26th. ‘The New Edition Story’ will tell the vivid tale of woe that started in the 70’s in their native Boston, and later expanded across the map.
With Empire star Bryshere Y. Gray as Michael Bivins, singer Luke James starring as Johnny Gill, Algee Smith as Ralph Tresvant, Elijah Kelley as Rickey Bell, Keith Powers as Ronnie DeVoe and Woody McClain grabbing the reigns as Bobby Brown, peep the extended trailer below..