BET New Edition Mini-Series Open Casting Call for Lead Roles

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BET Networks New Edition mini series open casting call for lead roles in Boston, Massachusetts.

BET is looking for actors, models, and talent that look like the guys from New Edition to audition for roles in the upcoming New Edition miniseries.

Do you look like Bobby Brown, Ricky bell, Ronnie DeVoe, Ralph Tresvant, Michael Bivins, or Johnny Gill? Can you act, sing or dance? Well, BET casting directors are looking for actors and models and talent that can sing, dance or act like the cast of New Edition. The open casting call will take place in Boston, Massachusetts.

The open casting call will take place at:

Boston Casting, INC

129 Brainstreet St., Suite 107, Allston, MA

To audition you must bring a current photo, plus:

  1. Prepare a 1-minute monoluge
  2. Sing a New Edition Song
  3. Show off your dance moves
  4. Or, do all three

According to reports, BET networks is currently producing the the upcoming New Edition biopic. ET Networks is collaborating with Jesse Collins and the members of New Edition for a three-part mini-series event based on the iconic group. Johnny Gill, who joined the group after Bobby Brown left, Tresvant, DeVoe, Bivins and Bell will all serve as consultants and executive producers on the project, which is slated to air in 2016.

“It’s been a long time coming and that time is finally here! Now that we have signed the deal, New Edition’s journey will be captured in a three night miniseries to tell our life story through our very own eyes,” says New Edition in a joint statement. “We are happy to have New Edition Enterprises collaborate with BET Networks’ Debra Lee and Stephen Hill along with Jesse Collins Entertainment. From our beginning in the Orchard Park Projects in Boston to Hollywood and everything in between, just like The Temptations and The Jackson Five — we are ready to retrace our footsteps and show everyone how we got here. For the fans all over the world, this one’s for you.”

BET’s President of Programming Stephen Hill, “Personally, my relationship with New Edition goes back to being among the first to play ‘Candy Girl’ on my college radio station, so I’m ecstatic that BET is the place where the guys wanted to come to tell their complete, dynamic story.” Hill continues, “Everyone’s been waiting for the New Edition saga to be told in all its triumphs and heartbreaks and we can’t wait to bring it to the screen.”


If you are not local and/or do not fit the description, do not apply

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