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Empire: We Need to Talk About Lucious Lyon's Amnesia

[Warning: This post contains spoilers from Episode 5 of Season 4 of Empire, "The Fool." Read at your own risk.] Say what you want about Lucious Lyon's ( Terrence Howard ) newfound affinity for painting but it looks like the therapeutic activity is actually paying off. Wednesday night's Empire saw the   ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/empire-the-fool-recap-lucious-lyon-returns/?rss=breakingnews

'Empire' Schedules Season 4 Production Hiatus for Script Work

The break begins Nov. 8 as the show's writers begin work on the final eight episodes of the season.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/4GDErMhNSY0/empire-season-4-production-hiatus-1055739

Empire: All Jamal Lyon's (Kinda Trifling) Boyfriends, Ranked

  News flash: Empire 's Jamal ( Jussie Smollett ) is gay. (Except for that one time when he explored his bicuriosity with Sky Summers ( Alicia Keys ) and that time he was married to Olivia Lyon ( Raven-Symon ), but that's all over, it seems.) Groundbreakingly out and proud, Jamal is hardly what anyone could   ...Read More...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/empire-jamal-lyon-boyfriends/?rss=breakingnews

Raul Davalos Dies: Empire & Gilmore Girls Film Editor Was 62

Film editor Raul Davalos , whose work on TVs Empire and such films as Benny & Joon and Dreamcatcher was widely respected, has died. He was 62 and passed away at Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA after being diagnosed with a brain tumor in December. His family confirmed the death. Davalos and wife Cindy Fret were both employed on Empire since the shows 2015 debut. They had met in 2003 and were to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary on New Years Eve. Fret   ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/10/raul-davalos-dies-film-editor-for-empire-and-gilmore-girls-was-62-1202195908/

'Empire' Star Reveals Why He Was Reluctant to Do Prince Tribute Episode (Exclusive Video)

THR has an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Wednesday's special homage to the late "Purple Rain" singer.  ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/TeV2QP3aubk/empire-prince-tribute-video-1049871

'Empire' Star Taraji P. Henson Talks Spinoffs, Guest Stars and Series Future

"She's a woman so she still has to prove herself but Cookie's a fighter," Henson says of her character's new role as the head of Empire.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/oKAKrJAYUgg/empire-taraji-p-henson-spinoffs-series-future-1047222

Empire: Every Debilitating Ailment Lucious Lyon Has Had So Far

  In the Season 4 premiere of Empire , Lucious Lyon ( Terrence Howard ) lost a leg. He emerged with a wild case of amnesia and oh god is Empire good again? Looks like it. Fox's hip-hop saga has leaned into what it does best -- outrageous storylines and family melodrama -- with Leah Walker ( Leslie Uggams  ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/empire-lucious-lyon-leg/?rss=breakingnews

'Empire': Forest Whitaker Discusses His Extended Arc and Returning to Music

The Oscar winner breaks down his series debut and what's to come.   ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/hqAZ3Ff-m4Q/empire-forest-whitaker-discusses-his-extended-arc-returning-music-1045903

Ryan Destiny devastated to lose Empire role, but thrilled with Star part

Ryan Destiny is back as Alexandra Crane on Season 2 of Star, Foxs drama about a girl group trying to make it despite overwhelming odds. Destiny, 22, is no stranger to the music scene, having first entered the business as part of Detroit-area R&B group Love DollHouse, who were signed to Russell Simmons All Def...   ...Read More... //nypost.com/2017/09/29/ryan-destiny-devastated-to-lose-empire-role-but-thrilled-with-star-part/

How Lucious Lyon Ruined Empire

Empire launched in 2015, and there was a convincing hook that set it apart from the other primetime soap operas: The antagonist was dying. On Empire Season 1 , there was a certain finality to everything that LuciousLyon did because we were under the impression he was dying. The reveal that he was not going to die was an unsurprising soapy twist that tainted the series and confirmed what we all feared: Empire was a primetime soap that did not care about throwing logic out of the window in favor of shocking the audience.   ...Read More...   https://www.tvfanatic.com/2017/09/how-lucious-lyon-ruined-empire/