Mumbai – After creating the juggernaut series Empire, multi award-winning director & creator Lee Daniels brings a brand new television series Star based on the lives of three girls who overcome numerous hardships to realise their musical dreams.
Lee Daniels’ Star which launches on Star World and Star World HD on 22nd December, 2016 will air every Thursday at 9pm soon after the U.S. telecast. This series that revolves around dreams, perseverance and glamour will fill the Empire hiatus gap before the latter returns in March 2017.
Starring Emmy Award winner – Queen Latifah and Emmy Award nominee Benjamin Bratt, the show is staged around Star Davis (Jude Demoreset), a tough chick from the wrong side of the tracks. Within the first 15 minutes Star is seen rescuing her younger sister, Simone (Brittany O’Grady) after plunging a knife into the latter’s foster father. Together with bestie Alexandra Crane (Ryan Destiny) – who’s trying to escaping her ivory tower in Manhattan – the ladies drive to Atlanta seeking shelter with Star and Simone’s godmother, Carlotta Brown (Latifah).With a number of struggles paving her way forward, Star must face her life’s most difficult phase – the road to building a successful singing career.
Star gives viewers an opportunity to navigate the dark corridors of the world of music through the eyes of three hard-working, independent and talented girls who dare to dream.