Patti LaBelle and Brandy Norwood are joining the cast of FOX’s Star for multi-episode arcs beginning this spring. LaBelle will play Carlotta Brown’s (Queen Latifah) tough but loving mother, Christine; and Norwood will play Carlotta’s younger sister, Cassie.
On an epic night of music and drama, Carlotta (Queen Latifah) comes face-to-face with Cookie (Taraji P. Henson),Lucious (Terrence Howard) and Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett), as the worlds of Empire and Star collide Wednesday, Sept. 27 on FOX. The special event begins with the Season Four premiere of Empire (8/7C), followed by the Season Two premiere of Stat (9/8C).
Mo Rocca interviews Lee Daniels on this week’s edition of CBS Sunday Morning (9am/8C) – and Daniels has something to say about the confluence of Holly wood, filmmaking and awards. He’s not shy about it either.
‘Hollywood doesn’t owe anybody anything,’ says the man behind Precious, Empire and Star, before continuing on and explaining why.
The seventh annual Produced By Conference presented by the Producer’s Guild of America (PGA) occurred May 30-31, 2015, and was hosted by Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. It brought together the best of Hollywood in film, television, and digital. Lee Daniels,Tyler Perry, Kevin Smith, Brian Grazer, Eva Longoria, and Reese Witherspoon are but a few of the names that came to speak to producers from all over the world. See more after the jump.