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The New Edition Story: Season 1 (2017)

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Critic Consensus: The New Edition Story colorfully showcases its subjects with honesty and clarity while offering an entertainingly paced overview that leaves room for plenty of the group's greatest hits.

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A biopic of New Edition, the popular 1980's R&B boy band.

Cast

Wood Harris
as Brooke Payne
Michael Rapaport
as Gary Evans
Faizon Love
as Maurice Starr
Woody McClain
as Bobby Brown
Duane Martin
as Louil Silas
Bre-Z Murray
as Peanut Bell
Tank
as Jheryl Busby
La La Anthony
as Flo DeVoe
Yvette Nicole Brown
as Shirley Bivins
Monica Calhoun
as Patricia Tresvant
Sandi McCree
as Carole Brown
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Critic Reviews for The New Edition Story: Season 1

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (8)

The New Edition Story, which credits all six members of the group as executive producers, tells the story with verve and charm, meticulously re-creating videos and photo shoots and, more notably, creating rootable characters out of already-familiar stars.

January 24, 2017 | Full Review…

As with N.W.A., the drama of just being in New Edition is part of the story's trainwreck/bootstrap appeal.

January 24, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

For a TV movie biopic it does get a little dramatic, but it's always entertaining, and a lot of that credit goes to the cast...You can tell there's passion behind it.

February 22, 2018 | Full Review…

Familiarity doesn't lessen any bit of the power of BET's three-night, six-hour miniseries The New Edition Story.

January 24, 2017 | Full Review…

The New Edition Story remains vibrant and clever. It takes a group that is arguably underrated and gives it a glowing showcase.

January 24, 2017 | Full Review…

Even as it stretches toward the six-hour mark, the film maintains a crisp forward momentum.

January 24, 2017 | Full Review…

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