Fox’s hit drama Empire will be back for a fifth season. Academy Award Winner Forest Whitaker and Emmy Award and Golden Globe Winner Alfre Woodard guest-star in tonight’s new episode (8/7C).
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Patti LaBelle and Brandy Norwood are joining the cast of FOX’s Star for multi-episode arcs beginning this spring. LaBelle will play Carlotta Brown’s (Queen Latifah) tough but loving mother, Christine; and Norwood will play Carlotta’s younger sister, Cassie.
FOX has ordered an additional five episodes for its music drama, Star (Wednesdays, 9/8C) – raising the season total to 18.
Oscar®-winning actor Forest Whitaker is joining the cast of Empire for a multi-episode arc during the show’s fourth season. Whitaker will play “Uncle Eddie,” a charismatic music icon and bonafide hitmaker, who gave an unknown Lucious his first radio airplay. Empire returns on Wednesday, September 27th (8/7C).
On an epic night of music and drama, Carlotta (Queen Latifah) comes face-to-face with Cookie (Taraji P. Henson),Lucious (Terrence Howard) and Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett), as the worlds of Empire and Star collide Wednesday, Sept. 27 on FOX. The special event begins with the Season Four premiere of Empire (8/7C), followed by the Season Two premiere of Stat (9/8C).
Star (FOX, Wednesdays, 10/9C) – Lee Daniels’ tale of three young women who form a girl group to find musical stardom in Atlanta – has been renewed by FOX. Three episodes remain until the first season finale, Wednesday, March 15th.
FOX’s top drama, Empire, has been renewed for a fourth season. New episodes return on Wednesday, March 22nd. Details follow the break.
Mo Rocca interviews Lee Daniels on this week’s edition of CBS Sunday Morning (9am/8C) – and Daniels has something to say about the confluence of Holly wood, filmmaking and awards. He’s not shy about it either. ‘Hollywood doesn’t owe anybody anything,’ says the man behind Precious, Empire and Star, before continuing on and explaining why.
Lee Daniels – creator and executive producer of Empire – is looking to capture lightning in a bottle again with his new pilot Star. Star follows three women as they negotiate the path to stardom while trying to figure out just how far they will go to achieve stardom in the cutthroat music industry. The […]
With the success of Empire boosting FOX’s profile, the network has gone to that series’ co-creator, Lee Daniels for a drama pilot called Star. Star is the story of three young women who hope to make it big in the cutthroat world of music – and asks the question, ‘what will you do to reach […]
The seventh annual Produced By Conference presented by the Producer’s Guild of America (PGA) occurred May 30-31, 2015, and was hosted by Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. It brought together the best of Hollywood in film, television, and digital. Lee Daniels,Tyler Perry, Kevin Smith, Brian Grazer, Eva Longoria, and Reese Witherspoon are but a few of the names […]