Congrats are in order for Grace Gealey and Trai Byers! The ‘Empire’ costars got engaged on July 26, according to a new report. Find out all the details of the sweet proposal!
Love is in the air for Empire costars Grace Gealey and Trai Byers! The actors are reportedly engaged after Trai, 32, popped the question to Grace while celebrating her 31st birthday on July 26 in Chicago. So romantic!
Oh my God you guys! A very first promo for ‘Empire’ season 2 is here– and it is full of insane clues about what we can expect when the hit series returns. Um, hello, why is Cookie in a cage?
Welcome back, Boo Boo Kitty. When Empire returns for a second season on Sept. 23, Lucious the Lion (Terrence Howard) has fallen big time: he’s in the slammer and, as we see in this very first promo, Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) is paying her former husband/current lover a visit. Beyond that though, more questions are raised than answered in this 30- second clip (Lucious isn’t the only one behind bars: Cookie is dancing in a cage at one point). So, is it September yet?
Go up down, up down, up and down! At the 2015 BET Awards, the cast of ‘Empire’ was on hand to,well, give the world a show– and they totally killed it.
Slay, y’all. At the 2015 BET Awards on June 28, the stars of Fox’s breakout series Empire showed up to put it down. Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Gray and Serayah all represented their massive new show with a ridiculously amazing rendition of “Drip Drop” and, honestly, it made us realize just how much we miss Empire!
It’s an ‘Empire’ showdown, y’all! Series stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson are going head to head on the new season of ‘Lip Sync Battle’– and it is going to be as amazing as it sounds. Watch this sneak peek now to see for yourself!
It’s a Lyon on Lyon brawl! On the second season of Lip Sync Battle, which will premiere on Spike TV on July 9, Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard will go head to head. The two play former husband and wife (and current lovers) on the smash hit series Empire and, from the looks of this sneak peek, that tension is going to continue to be worked out in their lip syncing duel! Watch the amazing trailer for the new season right now!
Uh oh — did ‘Cookie’ eat a bad cookie?! ‘Empire’ fan favorite Taraji P. Henson was rushed to the ER after a severe case of food poisoning. We’ve gathered the details on her time spent in the hospital. Yikes! Food poisoning is no fun. Just ask Taraji P. Henson, 44! The TV star had to…
Season two of ‘Power’ is about to kick off on June 6, but first HollywoodLife.com sat down with EP Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson as well as star Joseph Sikora who previewed the ‘intense’ actions coming — and why it’s so different than ‘Empire.’
“We’re up against the PG-13 version,” creator and star 50 Cent told us while at the season two junket for Power in New York City. Sitting down next to Joseph Sikora (who plays Tommy on the show), the guys revealed that while they understand their competition — Power is much different, and you can tell that just from the season premiere. Watch our interview!
Get it, guys. At the Billboard Music Awards, the cast of this year’s biggest new TV show, ‘Empire,’ showed everyone why they need to be watching their show– as if they weren’t already!
Freaking awesome. At the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on May 17, Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Gray, the stars of Empire, performed some of the songs from their smash hit new series– and they were joined by special guest, Empire guest star, Estelle! Better yet, series star Taraji P. Henson was on hand to present the performance. The whole thing was absolutely amazing, except for one thing: It made us totally bummed that we still have more than three months until we get new episodes!
Congrats are in order! The nominations for the Critics’ Choice Television Awards have just been announced and the list is stacked with A-listers!
On May 6, the entire list of nominees was announced for the 5th annual Critics’ Choice TV Awards. HBO leads the pack with 27 nominations, followed by FX with 16. Amongst the noms are smash hit series Game of Thrones as well as Empire, including a nom for our girl Taraji P. Henson! The ceremony will be held at the Beverly Hilton on May 31, and before the show, check out a full list of nominees!
Live from New York it’s…Taraji P. Henson! That’s right, Taraji is getting ready to make her ‘Saturday Night Live’ debut, and if these promos are any indication, we can expect to see at least a little bit of Cookie!
Get ready Boo Boo Kitty, Taraji P. Henson is doing Saturday Night Live! The Empire actress will host the Apr. 11 episode and, to prepare, she and cast member Taran Killam shot some promotional clips to give fans a taste. Obviously, Taraji has become very closely associated with her Empire character, Cookie, so can we expect to see some of that alter ego come Saturday? Um, you better believe it boo boo!
Empire is getting Scandal-ous! Well, it might be. A former Scandal star is dropping some big hints that he might pay a visit to another smash televisions series!
This is an exciting prospect! Columbus Short, most well known for playing Harrison on Scandal, might be getting back into the television game in a major way. While promoting his new indie flick, The Girls in Trouble, Columbus played coy about the rumor that he will appear on the second season of Empire, but he isn’t fooling us!
The ‘Empire’ season finale smashed ratings records on March 18, so we’re not too surprised to EXCLUSIVELY learn that stars like Kim Kardashian and Justin Bieber want to nab a role for season two! Find out who else is trying their damndest to get on the show.
Empire is one of the most successful shows on television right now, and A-List stars like Kim Kardashian and Justin Bieber have taken notice. In fact, these celebrities have seen the enormous ratings and know that nabbing a role in season two could be a great opportunity for them to make a lot of money. HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned that they’re going to great lengths to make it happen!
The season one finale of ‘Empire’ was just about as nuts as you could imagine. From arrests to hot hookups to catfights, I’m narrowing down the top 10 most shocking finale moments. Brace yourselves because spoilers are ahead!
My jaw was practically on the floor for the entire duration of Empire’s two-hour season finale on March 18. Cookie (Taraji P. Henson), Lucious (Terrence Howard) and the rest of the Lyon family put me through one crazy rollercoaster of emotions. Cookie and Boo Boo Kitty’s (Grace Gealey) incredible face-off and that epic arrest were just two of my top 10 favorite finale moments!
And just like that, season one of ‘Empire’ came to a dramatic end! After the co-creator promised no cliffhangers, we’ve got to say — that didn’t exactly tie up loose ends! So, what’s in store for next season?
Spoiler alert! If you don’t want to know what went down on the March 18 finale of Empire, you probably shouldn’t keep reading! Co-creator Danny Strong revealed just what he was thinking in when planning that shocking finale!
On the season finale of ‘Empire,’ Lucious is recruiting a legend to join Empire Records: The one and only Snoop Dogg! The two musical titans will team up for some massive–and revenge-driven– payback!
I don’t think any of us are prepared for the Mar. 18 season finale of Empire. The two hour event will feature everything from Cookie’s (Taraji P. Henson) new love affair, to the fallout of Andre’s (Trai Byers) bipolar disorder to–yup!– even Snoop Dogg himself! In this sneak peek for the big episode, we see how Lucious (Terrence Howard) was able to get Snoop on Team Empire– but they’ve both got ulterior motives!
Well, this is an interesting request. Terrence Howard thinks ‘Empire,’ the hit Fox show on which he stars, needs to push the boundaries even further. Specifically, he thinks it needs to make use of the N word!
Easy there, Lucious. Empire star Terrence Howard believes the show needs to be more realistic– with the use of one word in particular. Yup, Terrence insists that the hip hop-centric series should make utilize the N word. In fact, Terrence thinks not using it is actually a form of bigotry! Find out why!
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