Quincy Brown Says Cancelled ‘Star’ Show Is Still Getting Film Adaptation

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Star, the popular Fox show, only lasted three seasons before being cancelled in 2019. As some fans were left confused as to why it was let go, hope wasn’t all lost as the series was rumored to be getting a film adaptation.

According to Quincy Brown, who played the role of Derek, the movie is still coming into fruition under the production and/or direction of the show’s creator, Lee Daniels.

While answering a few questions via his Instagram Story on Tuesday (April 23), Brown was asked what happened to the series, to which he responded, “Star the Movie coming soon! Ain’t that right @LeeDaniels?”

The actor also shared a photo of his beaming smile while holding a Star manuscript.

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Upon the announcement of the show’s cancellation, Daniels took to Instagram to give fans some closure.

“I want to share some bad news and good news,” he started. “The bad news is that Star is not getting picked up for a series. But the good news is that we’re doing a movie in a week to wrap things up for yall.”

He added, “We’re going to make something real special for you to scream about with all of our cast members—even the dead ones.”

Following the series’ end, the cast sent an outpour of thank-you’s to viewers.

“Thank you. Thank you. Thank you,” tweeted Demorest at the time, who led the show as Star Davis. “To every one of you who laughed, cried, sang & danced with us. Thank you. For the best three years. Thank you. From the bottom of my heart.”

Destiny, who co-starred as Alexandra also wrote, “To the fans, we love you.” She included a photo of the cast embracing one another. The photo included the caption, “That’s a wrap on Star! Thank you for an incredible 3 seasons. Never goodbye. You’ll see us later.”

The show not only starred Brown, but also Jude Demorest, Brittany O’Grady, Ryan Destiny, Amiyah Scott, Benjamin Bratt, Queen Latifah, Eli Johnson, Luke James, Michael Michele, Stephen Dorff, Lance Gross, Brandy Norwood, William Levy, and Matthew Noszka.

Within the three seasons, the series also included recurring roles from stars including Evan Ross, Keke Palmer, Tyrese, Naomi Campbell, Paris Jackson, Darius McCrary, Richard Roundtree, Terrence J, Harold Perrineau, and much more.

Some guest appearances also included Teyana Taylor, Lenny Kravitz, Missy Elliott, Mike Epps, Jussie Smollet, Patti Labelle, Meagan Good, Draya Michele, and Kimberly Elise. Additionally, Big Boi, Tiny, Gladys Knight, Porsha Williams, Kelly Price, Monica Brown, Quavo, and Mimi Faust all appeared as themselves.

Brandy Norwood, Patti LaBelle, Queen Latifah
STAR, from left: Brandy Norwood, Patti LaBelle, Queen Latifah, ‘Take It To Church’, (Season 2, ep. 211, aired April 4, 2018).

Although the film reportedly went into production “a week” after the show’s cancellation, a premiere date nor status update has yet to be revealed from the coveted filmmaker. Check out Star‘s funniest moments below.

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