BET’s original miniseries The Bobby Brown Story, currently in production in Atlanta has announced its cast and it looks like it’s going to be a good one. Woody McClain who played Brown in The New Edition Story will reprise his role as Bobby Brown. Other notable actors include Mekhi Phifer, Milton “Lil Rel” Howery, Lance Gross, Laz Alonso, Sandi McCree, T.K. Carter and Alyssa Goss are set to star in the two-night miniseries event slated to premiere September 2018.
Bobby Brown the self-acclaimed “King of R&B” and former husband of deceased music icon Whitney Houston was a founding of the legendary R&B group New Edition. Brown’s career has spanned over 40 years.
The Bobby Brown Story is executive produced by Jesse Collins (The New Edition Story) for JCE Films, a division of Jesse Collins Entertainment; written by award-winning writer Abdul Williams (Lottery Ticket, The New Edition Story) and directed by award-winning director and Spike Lee protégé, Kiel Adrian Scott.