'THE BOBBY BROWN STORY' HAS ITS CAST

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Woody McClain will reprise his 'New Edition' BET movie role as Bobby Brown in 'The Bobby Brown Story', a two-part miniseries that will also star Mekhi Phifer, Lil Rel Howery, Laz Alonso and Gabrielle Dennis.

Phifer will play Brown's brother Tommy, Howery will play Brown's business manager, Brian Irvine, Alonso as the record executive who was instrumental in making Brown a solo success and Dennis will play Whitney Houston. The series will chronicle the post-New Edition career of R&B's original bad boy, including his departure and brief return to the group in the 90s, his reported affair with Janet Jackson, his battle with addiction, his tumultuous marriage to Houston and the tragic loss of their daughter, Bobbi Kristina.

 

The movie is set to premiere in September.