Lee Daniels' Star

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Lee Daniels' Star


Featuring a soundtrack of original music and stunning music performances, STAR follows three talented singers, desperate for a new start and with ambitions of stardom, as they navigate the cut-throat music business on their road to success.


Season 1
  • 1



    Star (newcomer Jude Demorest), a tough-as-nails young woman who came up in the foster care system, 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 also includes COTTON (newcomer Amiyah Scott). Emmy Award nominee Benjamin Bratt (24: Live Another Day, Law & Order) plays Jahil, a down-on-his-luck...

  • 2

    The Devil You Know


    While Star, Alexandra and Simone work on a demo for their chance to perform at a music

  • 3

    Next of Kin


    Carlotta’s protective nature is in full force as someone close to her is in jeopardy

  • 4

    Code of Silence


    The salon unexpectedly arranges for Gladys Knight to introduce their showcase.

  • 5

    New Voices


    After getting a glimpse of their local competition, tensions rise between the three girls as they work on revamping their style.

  • 6



    When Star, Simone and Alex are invited to perform at an upscale charity event, Jahil puts Alex in the lead and strongly encourages Star to ditch Hunter. Ultimately, Star still manages steal the spotlight, while Jahil dodges a debt.

  • 7

    Black Wherever I Go


    Things get out of control during a rally Derek organizes in response to the sudden loss of a close friend. And when Star doesn't show up for an important rehearsal, Alex and Simone are forced to have someone else step in for her. Meanwhile, Eva's intentions are revealed.

  • 8

    Mama's Boy


    During a neighborhood block party fundraiser, Hunter surprises Star by inviting superstar recording artist/producer, Pumpkin, to the event. Alexandra re-evaluates her dreams of stardom when her mother, Rose Spencer, shows up with an irresistible proposal. Meanwhile, Jahil explores a new opportunity and Cotton agrees to meet with Pastor Harris hoping to mend her relationship with her mother.

  • 9



    Otis' murder wreaks havoc on God's Blessings Beauty Salon, and threatens to break up the family. More information is revealed about Carlotta's troubled past, Jahil is faced with an ultimatum, and Cotton moves out.

  • 10

    Boy Trouble


    As the girls get ready for Atlanta Next Fest, a shocking development puts the group and their dreams in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Carlotta and Cotton are still at odds, but when a secret comes out, it changes things forever and the girls learn some shocking news.

  • 11

    Saving Face


    Star and Hunter take their relationship to the next level, while Rose returns to help Alex and Derek deal with the aftermath of a traumatic experience. Carlotta reveals her reasoning for keeping a secret to herself for all of these years, and Cotton does the unthinkable to the one person she trusts the most. Meanwhile, the girls have a publicity photo shoot with social media guru Rachel Wells, and someone is finally arrested and charged for Otis' murder.

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