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  • Kelly Rowland Joins ‘Empire,’ Talks Losing 50lbs of Baby Weight

    Jul 6, 15 by Ny MaGee 1 Comment


    *Kelly Rowland will be joining the world of “Empire” this fall! The 34-year-old R&B singer will appear on the hit FOX series, playing Lucious Lyon’s mother in a flashback. Kelly met with writers from the show last month, sparking speculation she could make an appearance. Terrence Howard’s character had a number of flashbacks over the first season, and […]

  • ‘Empire’s’ Trai Byers on the ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ of Andre Lyon

    Jul 2, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *Trai Byers had a busy first season on “Empire.” When we last left Andre Lyon, he was growing closer to God, he had a baby on the way and his wife had accidentally killed Vernon in their living room. Also, he’s dealing with a bipolar disorder and is searching for his place outside the family […]

  • Marisa Tomei Joins ‘Empire’ as Recurring Character

    Jul 2, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Fox’s “Empire” is adding Oscar winner Marisa Tomei for Season 2. According to Deadline.com, she’ll play Mimi Whiteman, a demanding venture capitalist who becomes involved in Lyon family drama. A Forbes list billionairess, Mimi is a lover of hip hop music, social trends, high-end fashion and beautiful women. This will be Tomei’s first return to […]

  • Lee Daniels Signs Overall Deal with 20th Century Fox TV

    Jun 29, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Lee Daniels is planting his flag at 20th Century Fox Television. The co-creator of “Empire” has signed a multiyear overall deal with the studio, it was announced Monday. Under the pact, he’ll remain an executive producer on the smash hit, which he also directs. He will also develop, write, direct and supervise new projects for […]

  • Jussie Smollett Joins Sister Jurnee in WGN’s Slave Drama ‘Underground’

    Jun 24, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *“Empire” star Jussie Smollett will moonlight in a guest starring role on WGN’s “Underground,” joining his famous sister Jurnee Smollett-Bell, the network announced Wednesday. As previously reported, “Underground” follows a group of Georgia slaves planning a 600-mile escape to freedom. Along the way, they are aided by a secret abolitionist couple running a station on […]

  • Chris Rock Locked Up With Lucious Lyon on ‘Empire’ Season 2 (Watch)

    Jun 24, 15 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *Orange is the new Rock – as in Chris Rock on Fox’s second season of “Empire.” Director Lee Daniels Instagrammed some video from the set that reveal Rock’s guest starring role on the series – an inmate in jail with Lucious Lyon. Daniels’ clips and pics from the first day of shooting show Rock and […]