To do that, the network has given the green light … a pilot order … to “Empire” from director Lee Daniels and writer Danny Strong. The collaboration also includes Imagine Entertainment’s Brian Grazer.
“Empire,” written by Strong and directed by Daniels, is described as a unique family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire. 20th Century Fox TV and studio-based Imagine TV are producing, with Strong, Daniels, Grazer and Francie Calfo executive producing, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
For Daniels’ the project marks his TV debut. Strong started his writing career in TV with the HBO telefilms “Recount” and “Game Change.”
At Fox, Imagine has upcoming drama series “Gang Related and event series “24: Live Another Day.”
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