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Empire 2×01 Gallery: “The Devils Are Here”

By on September 1, 2015
EMPIRE: Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon in the “The Devils Are Here” Season Two premiere episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Sept. 23 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.  ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Chuck Hodes/FOX.

EMPIRE: Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon in the “The Devils Are Here” Season Two premiere episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Sept. 23 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Chuck Hodes/FOX.

After a record-setting first season Empire is back on Sept. 23.

According to FOX, season 2 will pick up three months after Lucious’ shocking arrest and incarceration at the end of last season.

Knowing Lucious won’t be held much longer in prison, Cookie and her allies within the Lyon family make a desperate attempt to seize control of the company.

But as the Lyons continue to battle each other, a bigger external threat emerges that could force them to unite.

 Guest stars set to appear in Season Two include Chris Rock (Top Five), Lenny Kravitz (Precious), Adam Rodriguez (CSI: Miami), Grammy Award-winning artist Alicia Keys, Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei (The Wrestler), recording artist Ludacris and global music superstar Pitbull.

The season 2 premiere “The Devils are Here” airs Wednesday, Sept. 23 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

 

EMPIRE: Season 2 Premiere "The Devils are Here"

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EMPIRE: Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon and Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon in the “The Devils Are Here” Season Two premiere episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Sept. 23 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Chuck Hodes/FOX.