Word is being circulated quickly today that FOX is picking up the hip hop drama series titled Empire starring Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson to regular series!
The new series series is from Lee Daniels, Danny Strong and Imagine’s Brian Grazer and is written by Strong and directed by Daniels.
The show is officially described as ‘a unique family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire’. The show centers on Lucious Lyon (Howard), a charismatic, savvy music superstar who is about to take his company, Empire Entertainment, public. Raised on the streets, he has never backed away from a fight and will resort to any measures, fair or foul, to defend his beloved Empire.
Looks like its headed to television for the fall. Stay tuned as this story is developing!