The highly-anticipated, BET-produced “New Edition Story " now has an official air date and time. In a three-night series, the biopic will span 30 years of the group's history, including breakups, makeups, and performances.,,,
John Legend, Ice Cube, New Edition, More Will Get Stars On Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Shirley Caesar Celebrates Hers
New Edition is having a great year; not only will their BET biopic air in 2017, but they will also receive a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame! And their not alone: John Legend and Ice Cube are also a few stars to receive their own stars on the sunny L.A. boulevard.
The three-part series will chronicle the rise of five boys from Boston (Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike, and Ralph, and the addition of Johnny Gill later on) as the were catapulted into the stratosphere of superstardom and all the drama in between. Looks like it will be good!
New Edition, Keith Sweat, Ginuwine, & More To Appear As a Part Of ‘Men Of R&B’ Week On ‘The Steve Harvey Show’ (Video)
Today (June 13th) marks the “Men of 90’s R&B Week” on the “Steve Harvey” talk show, and New Edition kicks of the week with a bang.
In April, there was talk that “Empire” star Bryshere Gray and singer Luke James were cast as Michael Bivins and Johnny Gill respectively for the upcoming three-part New Edition biopic on BET called “New Edition: The Movie.” Now, Deadline reports the film's casting directors have added many more actors to the cast!
[Photos] Jazmine Sullivan, 112, New Edition, & More Party With ORS on the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage
Tom Joyner’s Fantastic Voyage is always a star-studded, fun-filled affair. This year, the cruise set sail on April 23rd - May 1st and the stars were on deck to party! Jazmine Sullivan, 112, New Edition, Patti LaBelle, Cae, Jon B., Jaheim, Charlie Wilson, and Tamela Mann are just a few stars who showed up to “party with a purpose.” Each [Read More]
Not only is New Edition’s three-night, BET mini-series in the works, but an album may accompany it! According to member Johnny Gill, there are talks within the group to make new music in conjunction with the release of the biopic, which is set for 2017.
Last year, it was announced a biopic about Boston-heralded R&B group New Edition has been greenlit by BET, now some tea may have been spilled on the cast!
The clip features Gill and his former group members Ronnie, Ralph, Ricky, and Mike and as perform their signature Temptation-esque moves and entertain some beauties.
Earlier this year, indie director Bobby Huntley created a faux film trailer for a New Edition movie he wanted to make in hopes of creating buzz and interest. Well, it looks like the effort indeed peaked some interest because the word got around and BET has picked up the rights to a three-night mini-series...