Republic Records and Twentieth Century Fox Television release STAR: The Premiere EP at all digital retailers. STAR, the highly anticipated new television series created by Academy® Award and Golden Globe® nominee Lee Daniels (Empire) and Tom Donaghy (The Whole Truth), features original music and stunning performances from an all-star cast and impressive group of rising young talent. The show is set for a special premiere on Wednesday, Dec 14 (9:00-10:00 PM) on FOX.
In advance of its network debut, the four-song EP features original music from the pilot episode. “I Bring Me,” one of the standout tracks from the EP,showcases the R&B swagger, pop prowess, and musical energy at the heart of this powerful and inspiring drama. A companion music video for “I Bring Me” will be released on December 14th coinciding with the premiere.
STAR 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 on their road to success. But reality soon dawns on the girls’ fantasies, and they start to learn that ambition often comes at a cost.
Watch all-new promo of STAR HERE
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1. ”I Can Be”
2. ”One Day”
3. ”Break Yo Chest”
4. “I Bring Me”
Meet STAR (newcomer Jude Demorest), a tough-as-nails young woman, who came up in the foster care system and decides one day to take control of her destiny. Star tracks down her sister, SIMONE (newcomer Brittany O’Grady), and her Instagram bestie, ALEXANDRA (newcomer Ryan Destiny), and together, the trio journeys to Atlanta with the hope of becoming music superstars.
Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award, Grammy Award and Golden Globe Award winner Queen Latifah (“Bessie,” “Bringing Down The House”) stars as CARLOTTA, a surrogate mother to the young crew that includes COTTON (newcomer Amiyah Scott). Emmy Award nominee Benjamin Bratt (“24: Live Another Day,” “Law & Order”) plays JAHIL, a down-on-his-luck talent agent looking to revitalize his career, who’s taken a certain interest in Star. The series will also feature guest star and Grammy Award winner Lenny Kravitz(“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “The Hunger Games”).