Benjamin Bratt will star as a talent manager hell-bent on reclaiming his reputation as a big-shot music mogul in Lee Daniels’ follow-up to FOX’s Empire. Bratt plays Jahil, an agent down on his luck when he decides to take on new clients, a girl group from Atlanta comprised of three sisters.
Following her famous role in Bessie, Queen Latifah will co-star as the girls’ surrogate mother and beauty salon owner. The untitled series will also feature San Antonio-born Nicholas González as the abusive foster father of Simoné, one of the group members (Brittany O’Grady). According to Deadline, the project is known as “Star,” however writers Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy have not confirmed the title of the show.
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