Gabrielle Dennis as Whitney Houston & More of BET’s ‘Bobby Brown Story’ Cast

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Gabrielle Dennis

The Rosewood star is playing the late, great singer Whitney Houston.

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Woody McClain

He will be playing Bobby Brown. McCain played Brown in the 2017 BET miniseries, The New Edition Story.

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T.K. Carter

He’ll play Herbert Brown in the mini-series.

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Mekhi Phifer

The former ER actor will play Tommy Brown.

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Laz Alonso

Known for his work on The Mysteries of Laura, Alonso is slated to play Louil Silas Jr.

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Lance Gross

The Star actor is going to play Steven Sealy.

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Lil Rel Howery

The breakout star from Get Out will play Brian Irvine.

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Sandi McCree

Her role is unnamed as of right now.

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BET’s upcoming miniseries, The Bobby Brown Story, has found its Whitney Houston: Rosewood actress Gabrielle Dennis will take on the role of the Grammy winner.

Woody McClain will reprise his role as the titular character after playing Brown in BET’s 2017 miniseries, The New Edition Story. Houston and Brown were married from 1992-2007. Their marriage was turbulent, to say the least, and both reportedly battled drug-abuse issues.

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Houston died tragically on Feb. 11, 2012, from an accidental drowning but later, in the autopsy, the LA Coroner’s office reported that heart disease and drug use contributed, as well.

Check out the gallery above for all of the big names appearing in The Bobby Brown Story!

The Bobby Brown Story, September 2018, BET