TCA: Fox Orders Lee Daniels Pilot ‘Star’

Announces reboot of ‘Prison Break’
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Beverly Hills, Calif. — Fox has ordered drama pilot Star from Lee Daniels, the network announced Thursday during its TCA summer press tour session.

Star centers on an Atlanta-based music group. But Dana Walden, chairman and CEO of Fox Television Group, clarified that the series exists outside of Fox hit Empire.

The network has also ordered a limited series reboot of Prison Break.

“I would describe it as a bit of a sequel,” said Dana Walden, chairman and CEO, Fox Television Group, adding that it will pick up where that series left off.

The 10-episode revamp will feature original series stars Dominic Purcell and Wentworth Miller.

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