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Former STAR showrunner Karin Gist is teaming up with Lee Daniels again for a new FOX drama based on Lawrence Otis Graham‘s book Our Kind of People.

 

In 2017, FOX began working with Empire produce Wendy Calhoun on a scripted series about “a multi-generational family dynasty from Chicago whose dark secrets threaten to rip it apart.”

 

Now Gist and Daniels are redeveloping the project with a new storyline:

 

Check out the new season 3 trailer for the popular Fox series STAR. The show returns to primetime on Wednesday, September 26 at 9 p.m. EST.

It appears that Star (Jude Demorest) is pregnant but who's the father and how will this affect the group's career? 

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This week's edition of #UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry is going to be an exciting one.

Saahara Glaude, stage manager of the Orlando Jazz Festival is in the studio to give us all the DEETS on this year's inaugural festival which is taking place March 9-11 in beautiful Orlando, Florida. Artists scheduled to appear include Maysa, Boney James, Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown, David Sanborn, Ken Ford, Najee and many more. 

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Don’t forget to tune in today at 9 a.m. for another edition of “UPFRONT” Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry.

This week’s guests include CAU Drama Professor Jonathan Kitts and student actors Derrick Robertson and Sky Pugh, who are both starring in “Yellowman.” The Pulitzer Prize nominated play was written by Dael Orlandersmith and tackles the sensitive issues of colorism and stereotypes within the African-American community.

Congrats to “Empire” creator Lee Daniels! The famed Oscar nominated-producer and director will receive the Cinema Vanguard Award during next year’s AAFCA “Special Achievement Awards" Ceremony. The affair will take place on Saturday, January 7 at the California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, California.