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Tank Joins Cast of New Edition Biopic


Ethan Miller/BET/Getty Images for BETTank is the latest recording star to join the cast of the New Edition biopic being produced by BET.

The singer from Milwaukee will portray music executive Jheryl Busby who promoted the group at MCA Records. Other casting news includes actors Duane Martin, Wood Harris and Michael Rapaport appearing in the three-part series, as well as comedian Faizon Love, and Bre-Z from Empire.

As previously reported, the members of New Edition would be played by Empire‘s Bryshere Y. Gray,  Elijah Kelley, Luke James, Keith Powers, Algee Smith and Woody McClain.

New Edition members Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe, Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant and Bobby Brown are co-producing the film. New Edition: The Movie is now in production in Los Angeles and will premiere in 2017.

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