Jude Demorest as Star Davis
is the new series from Lee Daniels that Fox
hopes will be as big as Empire
. In fact, the network gave the pilot a special timeslot on Wednesday, December 14
at 9 p.m. ET
after the Empire
mid-season finale to get the show a bigger audience. After that, the second episode of the show doesn't air until Wednesday, January 4
The show features Jude Demorest as Star Davis, a determined young woman who grew up in a foster care system. She is hoping to live up to her name, so she recruits her friend Alexandra (Ryan Destiny) and her sister Simone (Brittany O'Grady) with the dream of becoming stars in the Atlanta music scene.
This is Demorest's first starring role, although she did appear in six episodes of the Dallas
reboot. She was also featured in a 2014 episode of The Middle
. She co-wrote the Fifth Harmony single "Work From Home." (FOX)
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For a recap of the pilot episode, click below.
The new Fox series Star, featuring Queen Latifah and Jude Demorest, kicked off on December 14. We take a look at the action in the episode in our recap.Click here to read more
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Jude Demorest earned her first leading role with Star, the new Lee Daniels series on Fox. Find out more about the actress and her star-making role.Click here to read more