8 reasons to get excited about ‘Empire’ Season 2

Photo credit: The Hollywood Reporter

After a highly successful first season, fans are excited about the return of FOX’s Empire.


Just in time, the show’s director Lee Daniels sat down with The Hollywood Reporter to offer a candid interview. While he couldn’t reveal the highly anticipated details, he did speak openly about the cast.

Daniels touched on why he thinks Taraji P. Henson is the “Meryl Streep of the streets”, and even spoke about Terrence Howard’s recent legal woes. The entire cast also discussed the show, and vets like Taraji and Terrence shared advice with their younger co-stars. The supporting cast, which includes Trai Byers, Jussie Smollet, and Bryshere Gray also got a chance to talk about the excitement surrounding the hit show.

But, what’s really gearing fans up is the amazing photo spread that compliments the Hollywood Reporter article. Take a look at the shots that remind us just how colorful this cast is, and have viewers eagerly anticipating what’s to come. Empire Season 2 premieres September 23 on FOX.


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