Empire is back and fans can’t wait to see what’s going to happen on the first episode. Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyons and Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyons are back as the dysfunctional couple who created a music empire with their three sons, Andre (Trai Byers) Jamal (Jussie Smollett) and Hakeem (Bryshere Gray). Those […]

Is Cookie pregnant in season two of Empire? We’ll find out one way or another when the second season of Empire debuts on September 23rd at 9 p.m. on Fox. Actor/musician (and brother of actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell) Jussie Smollett plays Jamal Lyon and his musical contributions as well as his groundbreaking role as an openly gay character have […]

Was Lucious Lyon’s imprisonment in Empire written as a way to lessen the screen time of Terrence Howard in season two? A source tells Page Six that Howard’s role in the upcoming season will be scaled back because of his recent divorce drama and numerous prior allegations of domestic abuse, which have resurfaced in recent […]

Empire’s Cookie Lyon will ride or die for her three sons Andre, Jamal and Hakeem – and the same goes for Taraji P. Henson when it comes to the actors who play the Lyon heirs, Trai Byers, Jussie Smollett and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, respectively. “They are so sweet, my Jussie and my Yazz,” Henson said […]

Okay, Empire fans it’s not much, but it’s something. You’ll have to wait until September 23 to find out what goes down on the Empire this season but Fox released a sneak peak today. In the clip, you’ll see Lucious (Terrence Howard) and Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) who you remember were embroiled in a bunch of […]

Snoop Dogg gave a sneak peak of the two-hour season finale of Empire. In the clip, he promotes his new album, Bush at a fictional press conference. The album is real and is set for release on Tuesday, May 12. Therefore, Snoop is playing himself in the Empire universe. His lead single, “Peaches N Cream,” is featured […]

UPDATE! Well, well, well. It looks as if Gaborey Sidibe has weighed in on the never ending drama of Monique and her claims that she was offered the role of Cookie Lyons in ‘Empire’. Sidibe who stars in the hit show also played Precious in the movie Monique won an Oscar for. Gabourey took to […]

Jussie Smollett didn’t see it coming. “The best word to use is just a blessing,” the actor said, describing the breakout success of his FOX series “Empire.” “Some more B-words would be bizarre and blizzard.” “I don’t know. It’s been great. It’s been dope. It’s everything I ever wanted in my career, just mixed up […]

Empire debuted on Fox Wednesday night and you know what that means – Black Twitter was out in full force to give their seal of approval or not to the show. Created by Butler director Lee Daniels, Empire reunites Hustle and Flow co-stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard as exes with a loooong personal […]