The Listener 2.0



OH HELL YEA!!! Mediatakeout reports that New Edition will be coming out with a movie about their careers in 2009. To celebrate their 25th anniversary the group will also be touring and releasing a new CD. reported the cast for the film:

Ralph Tresvant – Himself in a cameo appearance towards the end of the film
Bobby Brown – Himself in a cameo appearance towards the end of the film
Johnny Gill – Himself in a cameo appearance towards the end of the film
Ricky Bell (singer) -Himself in a cameo appearance towards the end of the film
Michael Bivins – Himself in a cameo appearance towards the end of the film
Ronnie DeVoe – Himself in a cameo appearance towards the end of the film
Maestro Harrell – Ralph Tresvant ages 12-18
Mario (singer) – Ralph Tresvant ages 20- 36
Marcus Carl Franklin- Bobby Brown ages 13-16
Elijah Kelley – Bobby Brown ages 18-35
Jason Weaver – Johnny Gill ages 18-30
Tristan Wilds – Ricky Bell (singer)aged 13-18
Wesley Jonathan -Ricky Bell (singer) aged 20-35
Jermaine Crawford -Michael Bivins aged 13-18
Sean Nelson – Michael Bivins aged 19-36
Brandon T. Jackson – Ronnie DeVoe aged 14-18
Lil Zane – Ronnie DeVoe aged 20-35
Wood Harris – Brooke Payne
Malik Yoba – Travis Greshiem
Forest Whitaker – Maurice Starr
Derek Luke – Louil Silas
Marques Houston – Al B. Sure!
Taye Diggs- Jimmy Jam
Jackie Long – Terry Lewis
Joy Bryant – Whitney Houston
Michelle Williams (singer) -Stacy Lattisaw
The-Dream – Teddy Riley
Chiwetel Ejiofor -Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds

Check out Marques Houston playing AL B. Sure lol. Dude this is going to be FIRE. Best movie since the Jacksons I say. Can’t wait to see it. I’ll keep you posted on everything.


February 29, 2008 - Posted by | Uncategorized


  1. can you let me know if there are any cast changes? because i am really excited about this. i love new edition, even though they were popular when i was still in diapers. i love elijah kelley! i need to know what’s going on with this.

    Comment by Blu | April 29, 2008 | Reply

  2. Sure thing. I got you.

    Comment by rickdaniels17 | May 3, 2008 | Reply

  3. […] there are two sides to look at here. The business side is saying NOOOOOOOO! Please wait until the movie comes out and then the album would do much better in the stores. The musician in me is saying hey if […]

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  4. Hope this movie happens…but I think they did a bad job of casting

    Comment by Antwon | October 31, 2008 | Reply

  5. OMG…OMG…YES!!!!!

    Comment by ILOVENE | December 10, 2008 | Reply

  6. Should be interesting

    LeVar Burton would make a better Maurice Starr though

    Comment by Craig Filbert | April 18, 2009 | Reply

  7. I think a movie of their career is a great idea, but they SERIOUSLY did a VERY poor job on who they casted. Mario playing Ralph was the best selection I seen on the list.

    Comment by anon | February 7, 2010 | Reply

  8. I want to be emailed when this happen

    Comment by ralph | March 22, 2010 | Reply


    Comment by Anonymous | August 16, 2010 | Reply

  10. I heard they we’re making a movie about there lives.Didn’t know were or when. Is it going to the big screen? Who they cast… seems pretty good to me.

    Comment by Thelma G. | November 24, 2010 | Reply

  11. Look, mario and jason were great picks but i can play Ron, i posted a video on Youtube and my facebook, my facebook name is Da’juan Curry, and my YouTube user name is tessiet2, plz get back to me, I’m a huge fan, i really would love to act in the movie.oh I’m on twitter also@ MrXclusiveCurry

    Comment by Kenny | December 16, 2012 | Reply

  12. please get the movie done soon as possible

    Comment by Anonymous | September 14, 2013 | Reply

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