FOX has ordered yet another new TV show for the 2014-15 season. Empire revolves around the world of hip hop with Terrence Howard starring as industry heavyweight Lucious Lyon. He’s a tough but wise patriarchal figure.
The show’s cast will also include Taraji P. Henson, Gabourey Sidibe, Trai Byers, Kaitlin Doubleday, Grace Gealey, Bryshere ‘Yazz the Greatest’ Gray, Jussie Smollett and Malik Yoba.
Here’s more information from FOX:
EMPIRE – Imagine Entertainment, in association with 20th Century Fox Television
· EP/Director/ Writer: Lee Daniels (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Precious”)
· EP/ Writer: Danny Strong (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Game Change”)
· EPs (non-writing): Brian Grazer (“24,” “Friday Night Lights”) and Francie Calfo (“Those Who Kill,” GANG RELATED)
· Description: Unique family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire that will feature both original and current music.
No word on how many episodes have been ordered or when the series will air. We should know more in the coming week.
What do you think? Do you think that you might watch this FOX show next season?