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By on August 29, 2017

Episode 4×03 “Evil Manners”

COOKIE RECOUNTS HER TIME IN PRISON

When Cookie is denied a line of credit, she flashes back to her years in prison and compares her past struggles to her life now.

Lucious continues to struggle with demons of his own and begs his family to tell him about the ways he’s wronged them, but they are reluctant to tell him the truth.

Meanwhile, the NYPD is still on Andre’s case about the events that transpired in Vegas and one officer in particular catches his eye.

Cast: Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon, Bryshere ‘Yazz’ Gray as Hakeem Lyon, Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Grace Byers as Anika, Gabourey Sidibe as Becky, Ta’Rhonda Jones as Porsha, Serayah McNeill as Tiana, Xzibit as Shine Johnson, Andre Royo as Thurston “Thirsy” Rawlings, Rumer Willis as Tory Ash and Terrell Carter as Warren Hall.

Guest Cast: Taye Diggs as Angelo DuBois, Phylicia Rashad as Diana DuBois, Kevin ‘Webb’ Wigfall as Webb, Claudette Burchett as Juanita, Teyonah Parris as Pamela Rose, Alanna Lovely as Lana Hall, Sean Blake as Morris, James Colby as Burleson, Kierra Bunch as Tamara, Ptosha Storey as Chyna.

Air Date: iWednesday, Oct. 11 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

 

EMPIRE: Pictured L-R: Guest star Demi Moore, Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard in the “Full Circle” episode of Empire. Co. CR: Chuck Hodes/FOX

Episode 4×02 “Full Circle”

LUCIOUS SEEKS ANSWERS FROM AN OLD FRIEND

Guest Star Forest Whitaker (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler”) Begins Multi-Episode Arc

With Leah still insisting that he is a monster, Lucious sneaks away in hopes of finding out what type of person he was before the explosion. Cookie panics that Lucious has gone missing on Claudia’s watch, until she realizes he found his way to Uncle Eddie (guest star Forest Whitaker), a music icon who has since become family to the Lyons. Meanwhile, with Anika still behind bars, Hakeem and Tiana grow more comfortable as a family, and Becky makes a rash decision regarding Jamal’s new song.

Cast: Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon, Bryshere ‘Yazz’ Gray as Hakeem Lyon, Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Grace Byers as Anika, Gabourey Sidibe as Becky, Ta’Rhonda Jones as Porsha, Serayah McNeill as Tiana, Xzibit as Shine Johnson, Andre Royo as Thurston “Thirsy” Rawlings, Rumer Willis as Tory Ash and Terrell Carter as Warren Hall.

Guest Cast: Forest Steven Whitaker as Eddie Barker, Leslie Uggams Pratt as Leah Walker, Demi Moore as Claudia, Claudette Burchett as Juanita, Teyonah Parris as Pamela Rose, Anthony Jackson as Clem, Brian King as Jake Perlman, Rob Wilson as Cabbie, Kurt Naebig as Detective Lumley, Peter DeFaria as Detective Mitchell, Kate Fry as Myra, William Dick as Judge Claremont.

Air Date: Wednesday, Oct. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Photos: “Full Circle”

 

EMPIRE: Taraji P. Henson in the “Noble Memory” episode of EMPIRE. Co. CR: Chuck Hodes/FOX

Episode 4×01 “Noble Memory”

LUCIOUS RETURNS TO THE SPOTLIGHT

STAR’s Queen Latifah Guest-Stars

In celebration of Empire’s 20th Anniversary, Lucious makes his first public appearance since the explosion in Las Vegas, but still has no memory of his family, Empire or his life before the accident. A devastated Cookie struggles to rebuild her relationship with him, while keeping a close eye on his nurse, Claudia (guest star Demi Moore).

Meanwhile, Andre is faced with an investigation by the LAPD surrounding the night of the explosion, Diana DuBois (guest star Phylicia Rashad) continues her war against the Lyons and the worlds of EMPIRE and STAR collide when Carlotta (guest star Queen Latifah) comes face-to-face with Cookie and Lucious.

Cast: Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon, Bryshere ‘Yazz’ Gray as Hakeem Lyon, Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Grace Byers as Anika, Gabourey Sidibe as Becky, Ta’Rhonda Jones as Porsha, Serayah McNeill as Tiana, Xzibit as Shine Johnson, Andre Royo as Thurston “Thirsy” Rawlings, Rumer Willis as Tory Ash and Terrell Carter as Warren Hall.

Guest Cast: Queen Latifah as Carlotta Brown, Phylicia Rashad as Diana DuBois, Demi Moore as Claudia, Kevin ‘Webb’ Wigfall as Webb, Mike Moh as Steve Cho, Claudette Burchett as Juanita, Adam Poss as Franco, Aston Taylor as Aston Taylor, and Pamela Jones as Interviewer.

Air Date: Wednesday, September 27 (8:00-9:00 pm) on FOX.

Photos: “Noble Memory”

 

About Empire Season 4

In Season Four, EMPIRE’s explosive twists and turns resume, as Empire Entertainment embarks on a celebration of its 20th anniversary. Lucious (Terrence Howard) makes his first public appearance after the explosion in Las Vegas, and all members of the Lyon family, as well as Lucious’ nurse, Claudia (guest star Demi Moore), have their own interests in Lucious regaining his physical and mental faculties. While Lucious struggles with his recovery, Cookie (Golden Globe Award winner Taraji P. Henson) begins to revisit the most challenging time of her life – her 17 years in prison – in a series of flashbacks. Throughout the season, Lucious, Cookie and their three sons will be forced to take a hard look at their choices, both past and present, in order to secure their legacy and save their Empire.

In true Lyon fashion, Season Four will be filled with exciting new music, splashy events and high-profile guest stars. In addition to Moore’s return, Phylicia Rashad will reprise her role as Diana Dubois, who, along with her son, Angelo (returning guest star Taye Diggs), launches an elaborate plan to take revenge on the Lyons. Forest Whitaker also will be joining the cast for a multi-episode arc as Uncle Eddie, a charismatic music icon and Lyon family friend.

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