Jasmine Burke, cast of STAR

FOX TV previewed Lee Daniels‘ new series “STAR” for an exclusive group of Atlanta influencers at popular ATL Live on the Park showcase hosted by industry vets Shanti Das and Marlon Nichols.

Cast of STAR

The cast of FOX TV’s STAR.

Vanessa Bell Calloway

Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway (Coming to America)

Lil Zane

Rapper Li’l Zane.

Dondria

Singer Dondria.

LaTocha Scott, Brookewell

Latocha Scott and the R&B group Brookewell.

From a Press Release:

Over 300 VIPs gathered at Park Tavern for a sneak peek of the show co-created by Lee Daniels. Cast members Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O’Grady, Amiyah Scott and Jasmine Burke were on hand to welcome guests following an introduction by FOX 5 anchor Alyse Eady.

Additional guests included Johnta Austin (supervising music producer of “STAR”), Bryan Michael Cox, Trina Braxton, Demetria McKinney, Jacob Latimore, Lisa Nicole Cloud & Dr. Darren Naugles (“Married to Medicine”), Latocha Scott (formerly of Xscape), Gocha Hawkins (“L.A. Hair”), singer Meelah Williams, Lisa Wu (“Hollywood Divas”); the cast of “Saints & Sinners” Vanessa Bell Calloway, Christian Keys, Clifton Powell, Dawn Halfkenny, JD Williams and Keith Robinson; singer Vina Mills, Angel Love (“Basketball Wives”), actor Brad James, Diallo Thompson (Barbershop 3), DJ Trauma, Lil’ Zane and Mishon Ratliffe (actor/singer).

Don’t miss a special preview of “STAR” airing Wednesday, December 14 on FOX after the fall finale EMPIRE at 8PM ET/PT.

Photos by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net & Chris Mitchell for FOX TV


  • Incog-knee-gress

    Latocha Scott (formerly of Xscape),
    singer Meelah Williams,
    ^^^^^^^^^^^
    Why Kameelah gets to NOT have a (formerly of 702) by HER name?

  • Jussie-JustLooking4Peace

    Grab a corner and surs this out.

  • sunni_daze

    So a whole bunch of has beens went to the screening. That says alot about whatever this is.

  • Guess Who

    WOW @ seeing lil Zane. I think the last time I even noticed him was when he did the rap part in 112’s “Anywhere” video.

  • Victorious82

    The trans chick is just fitting right on in. It’s not even mentioned in this post!

  • hi-liter

    Mhis. Amiyah Scott done came up.

  • Libra80sBaby

    Is there nothing else to do in ATL except these parties? They dont showcase new shows in ANY other way??

  • Libra80sBaby

    Chile……

  • Incog-knee-gress

    Its the new normal. (that is being pushed on us but we know better. HE does too. Look at that strategically placed choker or wtfever it is)

  • Libra80sBaby

    Chile…..

  • SpillyNillie

    How old is Lisa Nicole Cloud? Quad said almost 50…

  • hi-liter

    Her husband said it sitting right beside her in the confessional. He said “We are both almost 50” and She tried to deny it.

  • Incog-knee-gress

    Im like HELL they in the same boat. They were on the SAME show (R&B Divas). What in the hell?

  • Pamela

    I don’t know but her husband keeps her looking like a fool!

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    I’ll just put Meelah Williams. I have no idea who that is.

  • Incog-knee-gress

    So Mariah…you dont know her? Okay

  • Sexy CJ

    I See U Vanessa Bell Calloway………#She’s A Bad Mamma Jamma……..

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c39d91f490c37449308ca4ecd93257d0f637d7b3693bfa9d85932cc85b41beb4.jpg

  • hi-liter

    Music Soulchild baby mama.

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    Which one is Mariah?

  • Libra80sBaby

    Her raspy voice so sexy to me…

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    More wine?

    Here ??

  • SpillyNillie

    He’s still being caught with his pants down?

  • hi-liter

    Yeah, he looking worn out in the face with that lil boy body.

  • SpillyNillie

    Hmmm so Quad was right.

  • Libra80sBaby

    Jameka from Bee-Bee’s Kids STILL fine.

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    ????????

  • hi-liter

    Yes. She looks about 45 or older too me.

  • http://sandrarose.com SandraRose

    Which one is she?

  • hi-liter

    Actually, I don’t see her picture up there.

  • Jussie-JustLooking4Peace

    Heavy rotation

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Go head Lee Daniels!??

    ? That’s all I got on this…

  • Incog-knee-gress

    Dondria

    ^^^^^^^^^

    Hold the foam. This is Phatfffat?
    “You’re The One”???
    STFU.

  • Low E. TUH!

    WHERE LIL ZANE BEEN HIDING AT? I STILL BLAST “NONE TONIGHT”…DONDRIA? LEMME CLICK THROUGH THESE PICS WHILST I STILL HAVE 4 MINUTES LEFT!

  • Sexy CJ

    She Is Also A Very Exceptional Actress……….

  • Nancy Drew Wants U 2 Fall Back

    Vanessa Bell still purtty…. (iont think my old self knows anybody else https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/5a16feb7886870b58e876a7ffc6b264e7419e743bb55ec579123b82d4a427799.gif )

  • Yoni

    Chick on the left’s hair is toooo CAYOOOT!
    I like Dondria’s hair and jacket as well. I would go with a different color for the hair tho’. LOL

  • L.T.L. Since 2007

    Ol girl with the black hair in the group Brookewell does not want to be there.
    Or her feet hurt
    Or somebody farted
    Or she holding in a fart
    Or somebody asked if they were the new Xscape
    Or they closed the open bar

    Either way, something done pissed her off

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/fa887a298bcca46dd8de49b912d945f5e77b97c1e93d9743e93a86883cfbed2b.jpg

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    ?
    I’ve decided ION Like whenStrangers upvote my comments (byke to damn byke in past or just previous posts) *bams desk*

    #teampetty

  • Yoni

    You’re not alone. I think I peeped one of the Xscape girls and dassit. LOL

  • Nancy Drew Wants U 2 Fall Back
  • Low E. TUH!

    LIKE WHEN YOU WOULDN’T FONT TO ME? OH. LMAO

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    I ain’t really wanna say it so imma just sit over here in thee old section ?with yew ???

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Can’t miss her chunky self ever ???

  • Low E. TUH!

    I HAD SEW MANY CAPTIONS FOR THIS…BUT NONE OF EM WERE NICE. SO I JUST SHUT UP!

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Saddle! Saddle! ???

    ???

  • Low E. TUH!

    I IMMEDIATELY STARTED SINGING, “I DON’T BELIEVE…” SHE FELL OFF THE FACE OF THE EARTH FRFR!

  • Yoni

    Ewe are tso, sew, so, seaux petty. LMAO

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Imma staht making them fill out ah requisition form ???

  • Yoni

    Or she’s high.
    Or schleepy
    Or slow
    Or somebody breff stank
    Or underarms
    Or twat
    Or she gotta sneeze….

  • Nancy Drew Wants U 2 Fall Back

    yes! I did see her as well, Lol

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Or all ??

  • Yoni

    Invoice’em. LOL

  • Nancy Drew Wants U 2 Fall Back

    girl…. lost in the sauce! LOL!

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Right! That’s going up in Brenden’s new packets goin forward! ???

  • L.T.L. Since 2007

    Or somebody kept calling her Remy Ma

  • Nancy Drew Wants U 2 Fall Back

    #SuperPettyforSuperTuesday

  • Incog-knee-gress

    When I say that is my SONG? That organ in the back is damn it FIRE. It comes on one of my Pandora stations. I think Faith Evans.

  • Yoni

    What is “Miss” Thang hiding under that there fabric sample choker?

  • Incog-knee-gress

    She looks totally different.

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    I just looked like in real life, so as to say, “oh that’s nice” *quick eyeballs up to the side*
    ???

  • http://Copblock.org Brenden’ 2 : Electric Boogaloo

    Girl, bye? You act like it’s a major problem or something. You need to be thankful with yo 1-2 upvote averaging ass???? thief? Steal Deez? Now run n upvote dat?

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    ???

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    ???

  • Let Your Soul Glow

    That’s a shim??? Never would have known.

  • Allergic2dumbstuff

    I thought Lil Zane was the fella who played the characters’ Zaria and Nicholas’s brother on The Parent ‘hood. I haven’t heard from him in a minute. I wonder what happened to him?

  • Yoni

    And SHE can’t miss a meal. LOL

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Always on time tah dindin
    :kona:

  • MotownExotic

    I see what you did there….

  • Incog-knee-gress

    That is the original hip hop shim.

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Now This IS ah thing! ????

  • Yoni

    Helps prep, sample and set up.

  • Readytochokemothernatureonout

    It’s so refreshing to see these children voting for the first time and folks voting period. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/68779ccbc04b11006c32b59dde0544481e809c2ee2f539465def435c3df08fcb.jpg

  • Let Your Soul Glow

    I only remember Lil Zane when that Parkers episode comes on where T became his hype man.

  • Incog-knee-gress

    Mhis. I hate you.
    It also made me think of that deranged ass girl Mhissy on Catfish’d.

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Yes!!! ??????

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    ????

  • Yoni

    Yes she does.

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Bet TREE bucks she dons ah Chef hat too!!! ???

  • Yoni

    She is a nut in Shameless! Get into it! LOL

  • Yoni

    I love Quadriyaah. LOL

  • Yoni

    So what is she trying to pass her age off as?

  • Nancy Drew Wants U 2 Fall Back

    *cackles …and squints*

  • SummerBaby

    Where the hell Lil Zane been? I ain’t seen that dude in a decade.

  • http://Copblock.org Brenden’ 2 : Electric Boogaloo

    I live the life of a celeberteeeea??

  • SummerBaby

    Dead

  • sherri2016

    300 former or current nobodies

  • Sexy CJ

    I’ve Never Watched That Show; Is It On Showtime?……….More Importantly……..Is It Good?

  • Incog-knee-gress

    I done sat my ass up here and listened to that song. That is one of my fave songs ever I do think. Bryan-Michael Cox and JD DID THAT there ish. I always hated how short it is. Its barely 2 minutes long.

  • hi-liter

    She wants to have another baby and her husband commented about her age and the complications (blood-clots). Seems like she is trying to have another baby to keep that husband from leaving. That just might make him leave quicker.

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    ? it wasn’t at the jury store ?
    :kona:

  • http://Copblock.org Brenden’ 2 : Electric Boogaloo

    I remember taking my niece to a scream tour I think? Zane had the nerve to strip down on stage to some tighty whities,,,I was like? All these little ass kids in here. Going wild too??? A mess. I made sure to cover her eyes while simultaneously trynna sneak a peek myself???

  • Yoni

    I know all of that. LOL I was asking what is trying to say her age is?

  • E-VannaRootsAllEvil

    I’m going home let’s all chat tonight, K

  • lilred1

    That girl in the brookewell group.. she got that resting stank face DOWN lol? #pettyiknow

  • hi-liter

    Look like he been rolled wet and put out to dry.

  • Incog-knee-gress

    Lil Zane been missing. Dondria. And SR still dont know who Meelah ill.
    Have a good evening. BBL.

  • Yoni

    The show itself is OFF THE CHAIN! Don’t get me to lyin about the channel. I only catch it when Direct TV is running a free preview week. I think Netflix has a few of the earlier seasons tho’. The show is CRAZY funny.

  • Yoni

    I was thinking a chef’s coat.

  • L.T.L. Since 2007

    His “other” thing.

  • SummerBaby

    I actually like that dysfunctional show.

  • Yoni

    Miss Thang wearing that choker around its adam apple like women wear pads during their menses. #trendit

  • iWasteTime

    we’re meeting here for the shenanigans ??

  • hi-liter

    She didn’t say. She prolly want us to think she in her 30s.

  • Sexy CJ

    O.K……..Cool………I Will Check It Out………..

  • Buttercup

    Somebody help me. Lil Butter has me freezing in here.

  • Yoni

    GOTCHA! LOL

  • lilred1

    I’m def gonna be here for the ??

  • hi-liter

    I thought Mhis Amiyah was a makeup artist or something. So apparently she can sing and act.

  • Yoni

    I LOVE IT! LOL

  • sherri2016

    Off topic why the few times I watched The Jerry Springer show black women wigs were flying I hope his producers wouldn’t have anything to do with that ignorance I don’t wear fake hair but everyone black women I know who do would not wear a cheap wig that could just fly off like that

  • Dr. P

    an Adam’s apple

  • E-VannaRootsAllEvil

    See ya later!

  • E-VannaRootsAllEvil

    Yes see u round 7

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Yep.
    Pants too! ???

  • Nancy Drew Wants U 2 Fall Back

    whatchall doing over there? LOL!

  • Yoni

    IDK her or what she does. LOL

  • SummerBaby

    I think she’s mid 40’s.

  • Nancy Drew Wants U 2 Fall Back

    I don’t normally drank too murch during the workweek, but I got a feelin mother gonna need a glass of something to get through this evening…. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/05fdab40d4d73c4b5feda3463fb52beb269dd0178cb3eb94f1ce963246586228.gif

  • Yoni

    Is that a drill? LOL

  • hi-liter

    Does Jerry Springer STILL come on? I thought you was maybe mistaken and meant Maury Povich.

  • Buttercup

    I’ll be here, Sis. I already did my store run to make sure I have enough snick snacks.

  • Yoni

    With elastic in the waistband. #noleggings

  • Yoni

    Enjoy. It’s dysfunctional as HELL!

  • iWasteTime

    it’s a date!

  • iWasteTime

    I have a bottle, snacks and a open suitcase on my bed

  • lilred1

    See ya hun! Dis gon be good lol

  • Yoni

    Supa making me leave at 6. #11hours
    Then I’m back in this bitch at 6A…… They ain’t wasting no time on this “plantation practice” shit.

  • Mystery User

    they both still come on

  • Mystery User

    she sells secrets and lies

  • Mystery User

    Can’ I come to the ruckus?

  • Yoni

    They don’t fight on Moory. They just run off the stage and fall on the ground in the back and apologize because they knew they wasted everybody’s time and just wanted a free check and a trip out the hood. Ask me how I know…..

  • Mystery User

    He’s been at the dentist – his teeth are white!

  • Yoni

    Is Ryan Destiny Rasheeda’s younger fatter lil sister?

  • Finding Forever…

    Vanessa Bell was my Dad’s Boooo Thang (clearly hall pass if he could) & about thee only lady my Mom was cool with him “openly” stating how gorgeous, yada…yada. A TRUE Beauty. Heeeeyyy Zane & Latocha. Cue in… As I stand here contemplating…On the right thing to decide. Will I take the wrong direction. That damn two step, lit mics…don’t forget pantsuits…
    CLASSIC. Traces of My Lipstick welllll My Little Secret got my cd taken 🙁
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/35282a352094f9ad521611efd6a90fea63f2b62a0fad2a62be47742e56dbfda7.gif .

  • hi-liter

    ????. How you know ma’am?

  • hi-liter

    Showtime Sunday nights. The Gallagher’s off the chain.

  • Sexy CJ

    Yes !!!!!!……..The Cut !!!!!!!!!

  • Buttercup

    Sure! You can even have a bottle 2 of Stella.

  • Araminta Glissade Chaines

    I’ll be here

  • Yoni

    Yes they are! LOL

  • Yoni

    My brother’s FIRST baby mama was on there about one of her kids. Told dude that it wasn’t his baby. He swo’e up and down that it was, turned out SHE was right. Dude was sitting there looking stupid. Her baby (he might be about 8-9 now) ended up being by a married man. #herfirsttimeonaplane

  • hi-liter

    Lol. Some people do benefit from being in those type show.

  • hi-liter

    Lol. Some people do benefit from being in those type show.

  • Yoni

    I’m sure that money was given to some nigga to flip before she got back on the plane to come home. LOL

  • Yoni

    I’m sure that money was given to some nigga to flip before she got back on the plane to come home. LOL

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    I saw Lil Zane and immediately thought the same thing…

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    We can already see from this pic who the “Beyonce” is gonna be….buts thats none of my business

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    But they be sure 1000% *punches fist into hand* that he IS the baby’s daddy!

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Bet ten bucks she”put it on my mama” ??

  • Buttercup

    He’s just so hot natured. I have to keep our thermostat at 72 or under or he’s beading sweat and complaining about burning up. Don’t you and Mr. want a nice 8 year old boy?

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Picking mine up now!

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Yes!

  • Yoni

    I can’t remember. But she told him “he ain’t yourn”. LOL

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    No it’s ah guhn ?

  • Yoni

    Look at his toenail, Moorie!

  • zawnn

    Calling me calling me calling me… Hey Lil Zane!

  • Nancy Drew Wants U 2 Fall Back

    yall sound like us, LOL!
    I’m walking around in shorts; Mister got on sweats.
    Thank yall for loving us, Lol!

  • zawnn

    But y’all r funny.. So

  • Jussie-JustLooking4Peace

    ??

  • Stl_heat

    No hate on Lee Daniels huh????? Wonder why???

  • Yoni

    It looks weak. LMAO

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    They just got ah revolver. No :shotsfired: on phone ?

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    Look at how my babee chews! Just like hmmmm
    Sweater gahdd ?

  • Buttercup

    LOL. I’m in sweats and a hoodie, wool socks, and under my blanket. I don’t know if I’d be able to survive if he didn’t go to MamaButter’s for the summer. My electric bill would be unbearable.

  • Buttercup

    I can always share with you.

  • Nancy Drew Wants U 2 Fall Back

    yep, that’s sounds about right, Lol!

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    :love:
    I’m watching msnbc now

  • <—Doesn'tTalkToStrangers

    ?Rose 2016 Campaign Headquarters Update?

    Washington (CNN)A Nevada court judge forcefully denied a request Tuesday from Donald Trump’s campaign to direct a county registrar of voters to preserve and segregate ballots from voting machines in four early voting sites in the Las Vegas area where Latino voters showed up in record numbers.

    The Trump campaign said Clark County Registrar of Voters Joe Gloria kept polling locations open two hours beyond their designated closing times.

  • Lisa daniels

    She is awwsome on saints and sinners.

  • Lisa daniels

    I like shameless too

  • Lisa daniels

    They trailer ratchet but so loveble

  • RICHIE_RICH
  • Luv Pitties

    I rebuke Lee Daniels and all his works …except for Empire

  • Queen B

    Where in tf has Lil Zane been?! ??

  • lilred1

    I’m present for the festivities ??

  • Blue

    The girl that Latocha is leaning on look like she is trying to smile under the strain of supporting Latocha’s body weight. She’s the real MVP.

  • Low E. TUH!

    ???

  • sherri2016

    Yea it still comes on here in Baltimore I thought it came on every where

  • HelloToni

    I remember lil Zane. I liked him. Can’t wait to watch.

  • ThaRealist StudioGangster

    lil Zane? He still rapping?

  • SouljaSociety

    Can someone please tell me who that woman is with the black skirt and belly showing a little bit…. the one who is apart of the cast…. Absolutely gorgeous.

  • sunni_daze

    Exactly. And where did they dig him up from….lls

  • TawnyDelux

    Lil Zane? He’s still rapping or is he on the show?
    I swear Drip Drop raps like him.