New Edition Film at UrbanWorld Film Festival

The UrbanWorld Film Festival is giving attendees a first look at the highly anticipated New Edition biopic set to premiere on BET in January 2017.

BET is presenting The New Edition Story as a three-part miniseries that dives into the group’s Boston upbringing and unfolds the glory and the gloom during their rise to fame. The film stars Bryshere Y. Gray (Empire), Elijah Kelley (The Butler, The Wiz Live!), Grammy® nominated singer/songwriter Luke James, Keith Powers (Straight Outta Compton), Algee Smith (Let It Shine) and Woody McClain (Autographs).

Cast of "The New Edition Story" | Photo: BET

Cast of “The New Edition Story” | Photo: BET

During the festival, attendees will have the opportunity to watch a few exclusive clips from the series and also engage in a Q&A session with Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe along with members of the cast.

Check out the trailer below.

The UFF kicks off in New York on Sept. 21. Get your first look at The New Edition Story on Sept. 24. More info here.