Co-creator and executive producer of Empire, Lee Daniels is holding an international audition to find the new faces for his next project. FOX network has greenlight Daniels new pilot for a TV show titled Star, which documents the rise of an aspiring girl group.
The show follows the four members of the girl group named Star, Alexandra, Simone, and Cotton. The show will also be set in Atlanta. Daniels is holding an international audition for each of the roles and guess what?! One of the lead roles is for a transgendered actress! Here’s a character description for all four of the lead roles of the girl group (all actresses must be 18+ years old):
STAR: Character is a Caucasian female, 18 years old (actor must be 18 years of age or over). She’s a tough chick with a badass attitude.
ALEXANDRA: Character is an African-American female, about 20 (actor must be 18 years of age or over). She’s an elegant yet classic beauty. Alexandra wants to put this material world behind her so she can make real, authentic music.
SIMONE: Character is Half African-American Half Caucasian, Star’s younger sister, 16 years old (actor must be 18 years of age or over). Tragic and adorable.
COTTON: Character is a half African-American and half Latina transgender woman with a stunning look, 20 (actor must be 18 years of age or over). She has an especially keen eye for fashion.
Think you got what it takes? Click here to submit a 2 minute audition tape of yourself singing and reading a short monologue to FOX: