of, relating to, or in the manner of a star

Charlton Heston had a starring role in Ben-Hur.

2. verb
(with a film as its subject) That which has the specified actor or actors, especially those in lead roles, in its cast.

Ben-Hur, starring Charlton Heston

Syn: featuring
3. noun
The action of the verb to star.

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