Naomi Campbell Joins Lee Daniels’ Fox Series ‘Star’

Joe Otterson
Naomi Campbell Joins Lee Daniels’ Fox Series ‘Star’

Naomi Campbell has been cast in the new Lee Daniels Fox drama “Star,” the network announced on Friday.

The series follows three talented singers, desperate for a new start and with ambitions of stardom, as they navigate the cutthroat music business on their road to success.

The series stars Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award, Grammy Award and Golden Globe Award winner Queen Latifah as Carlotta, Emmy Award nominee Benjamin Bratt as Jahil, newcomer Jude Demorest as Star, newcomer Ryan Destiny as Alexandra, Brittany O’ Grady as Simone and Amiyah Scott as Cotton. The series will also feature guest star and Grammy Award winner Lenny Kravitz.

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Campbell will appear in the series in a recurring role as Alexandra’s mother, Rose Spencer. She previously appeared on Daniels’ other Fox series, “Empire.”

One of the five original supermodels, Campbell has graced more than 500 magazine covers and has been featured in campaigns for Burberry, Prada, Versace, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent and Valentino.

“Star” is a production of 20th Century Fox Television in association with Lee Daniels Entertainment. Daniels and Tom Donaghy are the creators and executive producers of the series. Pamela Oas Williams and Effie Brown also serve as executive producers. Charles Pratt will serve as showrunner for the series.

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