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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Taraji P. Henson Says Life Before ‘Empire’ Was ‘Quiet Success’

    Aug 23, 15 by Ny MaGee 2 Comments


    *”Empire“ star Taraji P. Henson opens up in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar about her iconic role on the hit FOX show, her personal style influences, and what life was like before landing the award-winning role. “It was quiet, it was a quiet success. I could still live,” she told Harper’s Bazaar about life […]

  • Watch Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard Lip Sync ‘Hard Out Here For a Pimp’

    Aug 18, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *A decade before they were Lucious and Cookie Lyon, Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson were lighting up the big screen as DJay and Shug in the 2005 film, “Hustle & Flow.” The on-screen pimp and his pregnant prostitute crafted a little tune from scratch called “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp.” The song […]

  • 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 […]

  • Lip Sync Battle: Watch Terrence Howard Rock ‘Brick House’ as Rick James

    Aug 5, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Spike TV released a sneak peek of Terrence Howard’s contribution to the Aug. 20 episode of “Lip Sync Battle.” The actor faces his “Empire” co-star Taraji P. Henson, whose performance of Mary J. Blige’s “Just Fine” got an assist from the real Blige. Howard chose to counter with The Commodore’s classic “Brick House”…but for some […]