Congratulations are in order for singer/actor Tyrese Gibson.
The Fast and the Furious actor has joined the cast of Lee Daniels’ upcoming new Fox drama “Star,” to play Queen Latifah’s character’s love interest who happens to be a pastor.
Tyrese’s character, named Pastor Bobby Harris, who presides over Carlotta’s (Latifah) congregation, is described as a handsome ex-thug who has turned his life over to God, as he begins a relationship with Carlotta (Latifah), the quasi-matriarch who looks over the show’s 3 young leads. Their romance will be challenged on many fronts and which will ultimately create a crisis of faith for them both.
Tyrese who has been sharing more and more about his faith, confirmed the news on his joining the series’ cast on Instagram, and included the above on-set photo of himself and Queen Latifah hugging with the caption that he is honored, humbled and very grateful.
Star” follows three talented singers, desperate for a new start and with ambitions of stardom, as they navigate the cut-throat music business on their road to success.