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Season 3 of “Empire” will include several flashbacks to Cookie and Lucious Lyon as teenagers, Ajiona Alexus and Jeremy Carver taking on the roles, respectively, They’ll recur in the Fox series, along with musician-actor Ezri Walker, reports Deadline Hollywood. Alexus, as young Cookie, will be seen as a beautiful, innocent teenager, whose Catholic school uniform […]

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Lucious Lyon will soon have a nemesis besides Cookie on “Empire.” Rapper and actor Xzibit (real name Alvin Joyner) has been tapped to guest-star on the Fox drama. He’ll play Leslie “Shyne” Johnson, an industry hustler described as “100% wolf and 100% gangster.” Per The Hollywood Reporter, “he’s managed artists, started record imprints and even […]

There’s already enough drama brewing on this season of Empire to last a lifetime, but a new rumor is claiming that the bad blood between Cookie…

Are we really ready for a Baby Boy reunion on Empire? It’s been nearly 15 years since Tyrese and Taraji P. Henson aka Jody and Yvette have been on screen together. Last season the sexy chocolate Derek Luke aka “Malcolm DeVeaux” had a six episode arch on the series. He exquisitely played Cookie’s bodyguard/love interest […]

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As the story goes, Wesley Snipes was approached to play Lucious Lyon in Fox’s breakout phenomenon “Empire” before it was offered to its current occupant Terrence Howard. In January, creator Lee Daniels confirmed Snipes as an original casting choice for the Lyon patriarch, then, explained how star Taraji P. Henson strongly suggested that her “Hustle […]