In the Star episode “A Family Affair,” Noah (Luke James) struggles to make a decision under the watch of his father Bobby (Harold Perrineau) while pregnant Star (Jude Demorest) starts to take family a little more seriously. Meanwhile, in an attempt to “go legit,” Cassie (Brandy Norwood) embarks on a new venture with businessman Xander McPherson. Cassie’s big sister Carlotta (Queen Latifah) warns Xander (who’s sleeping with Cassie, too), “You’re messin’ with my money. You can’t play me like you play my sister.”
Xander McPherson is portrayed by Chad Michael Murray. He’s known for his roles on Sun Records (Sam Phillips), Agent Carter (Jack Thompson), One Tree Hill (Lucas Scott), Dawson’s Creek (Charlie Todd), and Gilmore Girls (Tristin Dugray), among others. Murray is also recognized for his roles in the films Freaky Friday with Lindsay Lohan (Jake) and A Cinderella Story with Hilary Duff (Austin). Star airs Wednesdays at 9pm on FOX, right after Empire.
Chad MichaelMurray is also an author. He teamed up with New York Times bestselling author Heather Graham “to weave a tale of passion and danger in the captivating suspense thriller, American Drifter.” (see link above) The protagonist is a young Army veteran who tries to shake off his memories of war by fleeing to Brazil.