Bryshere Y. Gray, who plays Hakeem Lyon on Empire, will star in an upcoming BET miniseries about New Edition, Indiewire reports. The series is currently entitled.
Gray will play Michael Bivins in the three-part series. He is joined by Elijah Kelley as Ricky Bell, singer-songwriter Luke James as Johnny Gill, Algee Smith as Ralph Tresvant, Keith Powers as Ronnie Devoe, and Woody McClain as Bobby Brown.
"We are ready to retrace our footsteps and show everyone how we got here," said members of New Edition in a press release. "For the fans all over the world, this one's for you."
The series will begin shooting next month and is expected to air in 2017.