If you didn’t know, boy group New Edition will be getting it’s own biopic film coming to BET. The upcoming mini-series has already brought together the actors who will portray the iconic group, and now they have recruited several more names to complete the story. Faizon Love has been announced to expand on his relationship with the network outside of his ongoing feature on The Real Husbands Of Hollywood. For the upcoming movie, Love will play the group’s manager, Maurice Starr. Wood Harris, Michael Rapaport, Duane Martin, singer Tank and others have also been announced.
Wood Harris (The Wire, The Breaks), Michael Rapaport (Boston Public, Justified), Real Husbands of Hollywood‘s Faizon Love and Duane Martin, singer/songwriter Tank and Bre-Z (Empire) have joined the cast of BET’s three-part miniseries New Edition: The Movie. Harris will play Brooke Payne, TankRapaport is Gary Evans, Love will portray Maurice Starr, Martin is Louil Silas, Tank will play Jheryl Busby and Bre-Z is Peanut Bell. They join previously announced cast Bryshere Y. Gray Elijah Kelley, Luke James, Keith Powers, Algee Smith, Woody McClain as New Edition, along with La La Anthony, Yvette Nicole Brown, Monica Calhoun, Lisa Nicole Carson and Sandi McCree.
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