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Bryshere Yazz Gray And Paige VanZant On 'Extra'

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Empire star Bryshere Gray has landed a leading role in the upcoming New Edition biopic.

Gray will play Michael Bivens as an adult, while Dante Hoagland will play Biv as a child. The Wiz Live! star Elijah Kelly will play Ricky Bell, while Caleb McLaughlin will play Bell as a child. Ralph Tresvant will be portrayed by newcomers Algee Smith and Jahi Winston, while Ronnie DeVoe will be played by Straight Outta Compton star Keith Powers and Myles Truitt.

Woody McClain and child actor Tyler Williams will play Bobby Brown. R&B star Luke James will star in the movie as Johnny Gill. New Edition: The Movie will be a three part miniseries that will air on BET next year.

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