FOX‘s Star will feature the legendary Patti Labelle as a guest-star in her role Christine, Carlotta’s (Queen Latifah) mother on Wednesday, March 28 at 8/7c.
Also, part of the guest-cast this season will be Brandy, LaLa Anthony and Quavo. The show follows three talented singers, running from their pasts and desperate for a new start – with ambitions of stardom, as they navigate the cut-throat music business.
In addition, Cookie (Taraji P. Henson), Lucious (Terrance Howard), Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray), Andre (Trai Byers) and Jamal (Jussie Smollett) will all pick up where they left off in ‘Empire,’ with Claudia (Demi Moore) as her same shady self.
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ABOUT STAR: The new season of STAR airs Wednesdays at 9:00/8:00pm central. Grammy Award-winning artists Patti LaBelle and Brandy Norwood will guest-star in multi-episode arcs. The girls – with Carlotta as their manager – continue to face roadblocks, despite their victory at Atlanta NextFest. Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Lee Daniels – creator and executive producer of broadcast’s No. 1 series, EMPIRE – partners with Tom Donaghy (“The Whole Truth”) to pull back the curtain on music’s gritty and dark reality in STAR
Featuring a soundtrack of original music and stunning music performances, STAR is an emotionally powerful drama that follows three talented singers – running from their pasts and desperate for a new start – with ambitions of stardom, as they navigate the cut-throat music business. But reality soon dawns on the girls’ fantasies, and they start to learn that ambition often comes at a cost.
ABOUT EMPIRE: EMPIRE is a powerful drama about a family dynasty set within the glamorous and sometimes dangerous world of hip-hop music. The show revolves around the Lyon family and their media company, Empire Entertainment. The founder, LUCIOUS LYON (Terrence Howard), is the king of hip-hop, but his company and reign are constantly threatened by his family, including his ex-wife, COOKIE LYON (Taraji P. Henson); his sons, JAMAL (Jussie Smollett), HAKEEM (Bryshere “Yazz” Gray) and ANDRE (Trai Byers); and a volatile and competitive music industry.
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