Let’s talk about star the show, because I don’t think y’all understand how important this show is. This is general info and reasons why you should watch, feel free to reblog and/or ask me to add smth or add yourself.
This show mainly focuses on the 3 main female characters.
i’ll try to keep it as spoiler free as possible, but i’ll warn of spoilers with !!
What is star? What’s it about?
is an American musical drama television series created by Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy for Fox. It revolves around three talented young singers who navigate the music business on their road to success. The series, which is set in Atlanta, consists of original music, along with musical fantasy sequences, as dreams of the future. Thirteen episodes were ordered, which premiers during the 2016–2017 television season.
Star davis : (jude demorest) a tough 18-year-old who spent her childhood in and out of foster homes after the death of her mother. Wanting to pursue a career in music, she forms a girl group with her sister Simone and best friend Alex in Atlanta. Though she has a lot of talent, her egotistical nature tends to bother others
Simone davis : (brittany o’grady) Star’s biracial 16-year-old sister. She is rescued by Star from the abusive foster home in which she was placed five years before. While supportive of her sister’s ambitions, Simone has dreams of her own, and will do whatever it takes to achieve them
Alexandra crane: (ryan destiny) a wealthy 19-year-old who grew up in New York. She is looking to step out of the shadows of her famous father and make it on her own, and becomes increasingly involved in political advocacy through her boyfriend Derek.
Carlotta Brown (queen latifah) the owner of an Atlanta beauty salon, who worked with Mary Davis in the R&B duo Mixed Harmony back in the 1990s. She becomes a surrogate mother to the three girls, even though she doesn’t approve of their musical dreams.
Cotton Brown (amiyah scott) Carlotta’s transgender daughter. She works at her mother’s salon and helps the girls kickstart their career. She also has a troubled relationship with Carlotta, as the latter is not fully supportive of the difficulties she faces as a transwoman.
more characters can be found on fox’s website
Reasons to support this show :
it’s a really nice show! many pocs. that get their screentime.
2 trans woc! (1 main,2nd recurring character)
In conclusion :
We got a show we deserve. 2 of the main characters are woc, the plot involves with some police brutality,black lives matter,racism, It’s not perfect, but it’s a show that needs more support. This show deserves to blow up, The show deserves to get renewed and get attention.
Tune in on Wednesday 9:01/8:01c on fox! catch up up on the 8 episodes we’ve had so far. The first season is set to have 13 episodes.
if you need a trigger page. (which does include spoilers) i will be sure to make one!