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‘Star’ Returns With Guest Star Patti Labelle As Queen Latifah’s “Gun Carrying Mama”

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Wednesday nights are about to get more dramatic. Star returns to Fox with binge-worthy new episodes for their new highly anticipated season.  The hit show chronicles the ups and downs of three young, talented singers, navigating the music industry. Lead by Queen Latifah as Carlotta, the group’s manager, the cast will guest star Patti Labelle as her mother.

Get ready to see Patti Labelle as never before. Her role as Christine Brown is an old school gangster and gives insight on the dysfunctional, slightly criminal background of Carlotta. Both Queen Latifah and Patti Labelle are both excited to work together as mother and daughter.

Watch as Patti Labelle opens up about her role, including behind the scenes clips.

Pattie Labelle is not the only singer taking their talents to the upcoming season of Star. Grammy award winning artist and actress Brandy also joins the guest-cast with Labelle in multiple episiode arcs. LaLa Anthony, media personality and actress who currently stars on Power and Quavo, one-third of Atlanta rap group Migos will also have guest slots.

The gritty drama exposes aspects of the music industry as the girls run attempt to leave their pasts behind to chase their dreams. Coming off of their win at Atlanta NextFest, the girls of Star continue to face hindering roadblocks on their quest to stardom.  Star is not the only drama award winning producer and director Lee Daniels is bringing to the silver screen to close out hump-day.

Star will air March 28th, sharing Wednesday night’s with Empire, starring Taraji P Henson and Terrance Howard, another drama centered around the music industry.  Both Empire and Star feature original music and give audiences different perspectives on the world of entertainment through dramatic storylines and powerful performances.

Catch a sneak peak of Empire below.



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