The New Edition Movie is set to be one of the biggest movies to premiere in 2017. Similar to the success of other biographical films such as Straight Outta Compton which tells the story of the boy band N.W.A and the soon to be released Tupac biopic titled All Eyes on Me, this film is definitely one to watch.
Vibe.com reports, The part miniseries will chronicle the legendary group’s timeless catalogue of R&B hits and the drama that came with their ascension into stardom.R&B singer-songwriter Luke James will take on the role of Johnny Gill. Woody McClain, Elijah Kelley, Keith Powers and Algee Smith also star as Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell, Ronnie Devoe and Ralph Tresvant respectively. To add to that line up of successful and talented actors and actresses, Empire’s Bryshere Gray will star as Michael Bivins.
New Edition were an African american boy band from the 1980’s. The group was formed of 6 group members which consisted of Ricardo Bell, Ralph Tresvant, Johnny Gill, Bobby Brown, Ronald DeVoe, Michael Bivins.
For those of you who were to young to remember the group you may remember some of their popular hits such as ‘Candy Girl’ and ‘Cool It Now’. The official trailer for the movie was released in June and is available to view online on bet.com. Stars such as Bobby Brown and Lala have taken to Instagram posting various previews of the movie to come. We’ll be looking forward to watching The New Edition Story as soon as its released.