Scoop: STAR on FOX - Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Carlotta continues to search for the truth about Simone and Star’s past, as a familiar face reaches out for Jahil’s help. Meanwhile, Miss Bruce works on preparing the salon to compete in an upcoming hair show. They unexpectedly arrange for the empress of soul, Gladys Knight, to introduce their showcase, which includes a live performance from the girls, who sing a cover of one of Knight’s classic hits in the all-new “Code of Silence” episode of STAR airing Wednesday, Jan. 18 (9:01-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (LDS-104) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)

Cast: Queen Latifah as Carlotta Brown, Benjamin Bratt as Jahil Rivera, Jude Demorest as Star Davis, Ryan Destiny as Alexandra, Brittany O’Grady as Simone Davis, Amiyah Scott as Cotton and Quincy Brown as Derek Jones. Guest Cast: Gladys Knight as herself; Miss Lawrence as Miss Bruce; Jasmine Burke as Danielle; Chad James Buchanan as Hunter Morgan; Robert Keith Brooks as Leonard; Sharlene Taule as Eva; “Tiny” Harris as Emcee.

Featuring a soundtrack of original music and stunning music performances, STAR follows three talented, young singers, desperate for a new start and with ambitions of stardom, as they navigate the cut-throat music business on their road to success. The series stars Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award, Grammy Award and Golden Globe Award winner Queen Latifah (“Bessie,” “Bringing Down The House”) as CARLOTTA and Emmy Award nominee Benjamin Bratt (“24: Live Another Day,” “Law & Order”) as JAHIL, and newcomers Jude Demorest as STAR, Ryan Destiny as ALEXANDRA, Brittany O’Grady as SIMONE and Amiyah Scott as COTTON. The series also will feature guest stars Grammy Award winner Lenny Kravitz (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “The Hunger Games”), supermodel/actress Naomi Campbell (EMPIRE) and Grammy Award-nominated musician and actor Tyrese Gibson (“2 Fast 2 Furious”).


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