*Featuring a soundtrack of original music and stunning music performances, STAR follows three talented, young singers, desperate for a new start and with ambitions of stardom, as they navigate the cut-throat music business on their road to success.
The series stars Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award, Grammy Award and Golden Globe Award winner Queen Latifah (“Bessie,” “Bringing Down The House”) as CARLOTTA and Emmy Award nominee Benjamin Bratt (“24: Live Another Day,” “Law & Order”) as JAHIL, and newcomers Jude Demorest as STAR, Ryan Destiny as ALEXANDRA, Brittany O’Grady as SIMONE and Amiyah Scott as COTTON.
The series also will feature guest stars Grammy Award winner Lenny Kravitz (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “The Hunger Games”), supermodel/actress Naomi Campbell (EMPIRE) and Grammy Award-nominated musician and actor Tyrese Gibson (“2 Fast 2 Furious”).
STAR will debut immediately following the season three fall finale of “Empire” on Dec. 14.
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STAR is a production of 20th Century Fox Television in association with Lee Daniels Entertainment. Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy are the creators and executive producers of the series. Pamela Oas Williams and Effie Brown also serve as executive producers. Chuck Pratt serves as showrunner of the series. “Like” STAR on Facebook at facebook.com/STARonFOX. Follow the series on Twitter @STAR and join the discussion by using #Star. See photos and videos on Instagram by following @STARonFOX.
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On Wednesday, Fox said that its hit series “Empire” would air an hour early, at 8 p.m., with “Star” at 9. The series follows three talented young singers as they attempt to navigate the music business. The series stars Academy Award-nominee Queen Latifah (“Chicago”), Emmy Award-nominee Benjamin Bratt (“Law & Order”) and newcomers Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O’Grady and Amiyah Scott. The series will feature guest stars Lenny Kravitz, Naomi Campbell and Tyrese Gibson, Fox added. “Star” begins its regular run on Wednesday, Jan. 4.
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