Marvin Wayans

Hey Jude, here's the role for you

"Star" -- the series that starts its season Wednesday (Sept. 26) on Fox -- has lots of mismatched parts. Some work, some don't ... but the central character remains fascinating. She's Star, building a music career on sheer determination. And Jude Demorest fits the role perfectly; here's the story I sent to papers:

By Mike Hughes

This was a casting
challenge that could have stumped people.