Patti LaBelle and Brandy Norwood are the latest musical stars set for multi-episode arcs on Fox’s hit music drama series Star.

LaBelle will play Carlotta Brown’s (Queen Latifah) tough but loving mother, Christine; and Norwood will play Carlotta’s younger sister, Cassie. Both characters will be introduced this spring.

Co-created by Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy, the series follows three talented singers (Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O’Grady) as they navigate the cutthroat music business on their road to success.  The series is a production of 20th Century Fox Television in association with Lee Daniels Entertainment. Pamela Oas Williams also serves as executive producer alongside Daniels and Donaghy. Karin Gist serves as showrunner and executive producer.

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