Fox Orders Lee Daniels (“Empire”) Music Drama Pilot ‘Star’

Fox opened its day at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour with a big announcement: The network is teaming with Empire co-creator Lee Daniels for a new music drama pilot.

Fox chairman and CEO Dana Walden announced that the network has ordered Star, a drama pilot set in the music business.

“Like Empire, it’s set against the backdrop of the music business but from a different perspective,” Walden said.

The drama is set in Atlanta and revolves around three girls who come together to form a band and Star details their rise to the top in a challenging business. And while Empire is told from the point of view of music executives, Star will be told from the perspective of the artist.

Va The Hollywood Reporter