Empire Cast Photo + Season 2 Promo Special

Fox Unveils Season Two Empire Cast Photo

empire cast photo season twoEmpire’s season two cast photo is here. Fox released the image earlier today, as well as a 22-minute promo-reel of what fans can expect when the show returns on September 23.

Fox had previously unveiled individual cast photos for season two, as well as a stunning poster of Lucious (Terence Howard) and Cookie (Taraji P. Henson). Today’s poster, however, features the entire cast, including Ta’Shonda Jones (Porsha) who who was recently bumped up to series regular.
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Covergirls: Beyonce and Taraji P. Henson

Beyonce on the September Cover of Vogue; Taraji Goes Glam for Harper’s Bazzar

BEYONCE INSIDE THE SPTEMBER ISSUE OF VOGUE MAGAZINE - 6Beyonce and actress Taraji P. Henson are both steaming up the September issue of magazines.

Beyonce lands the cover of Vogue, while Taraji graces the inside pages of Harper’s Bazaar.

Taraji’s photoshoot for Bazaar was a stunning homage to 1960s style and was a complete winner.

Beyonce wet dog look for the highly coveted September issue of Vogue, however, was not.
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Empire Season Two Cast Photos

Empire Season Two Cast Photos Unveiled by Fox

empire season two cast photosEmpire season two cast photos are here, and aside from the addition of Ta’Rhonda Jones (Porsha) as a series regular, not much has changed. All the original season one cast members have returned (as if they’d be fool enough to leave 2015’s highest rated new drama) and some are looking better than ever.

In a recent interview the show’s stylist, Rita McGhee, said Cookie’s (Taraji P. Henson) look gradually became more sophisticated in season one and that the trend would continue in season two.
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Preview Season Two of Fox’s Empire

EMPIRE SEASON TWO TRAILER-1Empire, Fox’s breakout hit of the 2014-15 season, is set to return this fall on September 23 and the network has already got a preview for fans despite the show having only begun taping the new season earlier this month.

The 30-second clip doesn’t feature much but does give a few clues as to what fans can expect in the upcoming season.

We see Cookie visiting Lucious in jail, as well as the Lyon brothers performing at a benefit concert to free their father.
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Cookie and Lucious Empire Posters Unveiled

While Fox’s 2013 breakout drama Sleepy Hollow was busy shooting itself in the foot today with news of yet another woman from Ichabod’s past being added to the show, the network’s 2015 breakout drama Empire was busy doing just the opposite, delighting fans with the release of the official Cookie and Lucious artwork for the upcoming season.
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Taraji P. Henson Lines Up Her Next Big Screen Role

TARAJI P HENSON THE BEST OF ENEMIESDon’t expect Taraji P. Henson to sit around twiddling her thumbs the next time Empire goes on hiatus. Nope, the 44-year old actress has a full plate for the foreseeable future, adding yet another big screen role to her already overflowing itinerary.

According to online reports, Taraji has landed the lead role in film adaptation of The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South, a true account of civil rights pioneer Ann Atwater, who for over a decade fought KKK leader C.P. Ellis in an attempt to get schools in North Carolina desegregated.

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Taraji P. Henson Covers Allure Magazine


TARAJI P HENSON ALLURE MAGAZINE COVER-0Actress Taraji P. Henson is covering the latest edition of Allure magazine. The 44-year old Empire star graces the July cover and dishes on everything from her beauty regimen, to why she makes it a point never to date her male co-stars.

According to Taraji, nearly twenty years in the business has prepared her for the success she is now experiencing thanks to her role as broom-wielding matriarch of the Lyon family, Cookie Lyon.

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Cookie & Lucious Cover Emmy Magazine


TARAJI P HENSON AND TERRENCE HOWARD COVER EMMY MAGAZINE6_FotorEmpire stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard are covering the latest issue of Emmy magazine. Just as they did last year with Nicole Beharie and Tom Mison from Sleepy Hollow, Fox has submitted the pair for consideration in this year’s Emmy race for Best Male and Female lead in a drama series.

Emmy consideration is nothing new to Taraji who scored a nod for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie back in 2011 for her Lifetime film Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story. Howard on the other hand says an Emmy nod for anyone affiliated with the show, or the show in general, would be “Icing on the cake of an already amazing television experience.”

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Taraji P. Henson Wins Big at the Critics’ Choice Awards


TARAJI 2015 CRITICS CHOICE AWARDActress Taraji P. Henson was a big winner at last night’s 5th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards.

The 44-year actress walked away with the Best Actress in a Drama Series statuette for her role of Cookie Lyons on Fox’s break-out hit Empire, beating out stiff competition that included Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder), Eva Green (Penny Dreadful), Keri Russel (The Americans), and Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel).

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‘Empire’ Stars to Host Guys Choice Awards + Lip Sync Battle Season Finale


Empire’s leading couple, Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard, are set to take over your TV screens in the next couple of weeks.

Via press release, the pair will be lending their talents to Spike TV, first in the season finale of their break-out hit Lip Sync Battle, and again in June when the longtime co-stars come together to host the 2015 Guys Choice Awards.

In addition to her hosting duties, Taraji will also be presented with the prestigious Jean Claude Gahd Damn award. Previous winners include Scarlett Johansson, Kate Beckinsale, and The Walking Dead’s Danai Guria (2013) and Lauren Cohan (2014).

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Taraji P. Henson Returns to ‘Person of Interest’


“Empire” actress Taraji P. Henson is set to reprise her role of Detective Joss Carter on the CBS cop drama “Person of Interest.”

Taraji will return for a one-episode guest spot, despite her character being killed off in season three.

Nope, Carter isn’t being resurrected, this isn’t Sleepy Hollow (lol), she will appear in flashbacks on the April 14 episode, titled “Terra Incognita,” which finds her former comrade-in-arms, Reese (Jim Caviezel), attempting to solve the cold case she was working on before her murder.
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Fox’s ‘Empire’ Continues to Grow


There appears to be no stopping Fox’s freshman hip-hop drama “Empire.” After becoming the first show in over 20 years to post gains for three straight weeks, the show tops itself by once again rising to new heights in terms of viewership and demo.

According to Nielsen ratings, last night’s episode pulled in an impressive 11.47 million viewers and an even more impressive 4.6 in the advertiser coveted demographic of viewers age 18-49.
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Fox Renews Empire + Sleepy Hollow on Hold


After airing only two episodes Fox has decided to greenlight a second season of its hip-hop family drama ‘Empire.’ The show’s pilot was a huge success, drawing in just over nine millions viewers and easily besting its competition. With great reviews and much fanfare being lauded on Taraji P. Henson for her broom wielding portrayal of Cookie Lyons, ‘Empire’s second episode surpassed the first, increasing its viewership numbers by over a million and securing an eye-popping 3.5 in the advertiser coveted 18-49 age group.
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Taraji P. Henson’s ‘Empire’ Debuts Strong


After having her character Joss Carter be unceremoniously killed off on the third season of “Person of Interest,” actress Tarji P. Henson appears to have bounced back quite nicely via her starring role in Fox’s hip-hop drama “Empire,” which debuted last night to some pretty spectacular numbers.

According to published reports, the pilot episode of “Empire” delivered 9.8 million viewers and a 3.8 rating among the 18-49 crowd, numbers that almost assure the show will more than likely see a second season, especially since it is Fox’s highest rated debut since 2012’s “Touch.”
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