Tag Archives: Fox

  • Fox Gives ‘Empire’ Fans Early Prep for Season 2 with 22-Minute Featurette (WATCH)

    Aug 29, 15 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *The wait for the second season of “Empire” is just about over as fans have less than a month before the addictive hit show makes its highly-anticipated return. To whet your “Empire” appetite even more, Fox is providing an early look into what Lucious, Cookie and the rest of the Lyon family will be up […]

  • Terrence Howard’s ‘Empire’ Role Scaled Back over Domestic Abuse Claims?

    Aug 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *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 […]

  • New ‘Empire’ Season 2 Video; Plus, Taraji P. Henson on her TV Sons

    Aug 24, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *“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 told […]

  • Wesley Snipes Explains Why He Passed on ‘Empire’

    Aug 14, 15 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments


    *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 and […]

  • Al Sharpton, Andre Leon Talley to Guest Star on ‘Empire’ This Fall

    Aug 13, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Rev Al Sharpton and ex-Vogue editor André Leon Talley will be at the forefront of the “Free Lucious” movement next season on “Empire.” The duo will pop up in the season premiere as allies for jailed Empire Entertainment CEO Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), according to Entertainment Weekly. The premiere will begin with a huge media […]

  • ‘Empire’ Bus Tour Skips St. Louis Due to Ferguson Unrest

    Aug 11, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Citing the current unrest in Ferguson, Fox has opted to forgo the scheduled Tuesday stop of its “Empire” bus tour in nearby St. Louis, reports Billboard. The decision was reportedly made at the 11th hour on Monday night. The show announced that its “Next Empire Artist” bus tour will instead take place in Kansas City, beginning Wednesday. […]