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Audiences at the upcoming UrbanWorld Film Festival will get a first look at the highly anticipated New Edition biopic set to premiere on BET in January 2017.

The network is presenting “The New Edition Story” as a three-part miniseries that chronicles the Boston group’s upbringing and 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”).

During the festival, exclusive clips from the series will be previewed and New Edition will participate in a Q&A session along with members of the cast.

Check out the trailer below for the biopic below.

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


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