EMPIRE Gallery: 2×02 “Fires of Heaven”
Cookie and Anika are secretly working together behind Lucious’ back to pull off a surprise performance in an attempt to catch the eye of Pitbull, who guest-stars as himself in Empire’s Oct. 7 episode.
Meanwhile, we hear Lucious will be busy tracking down Frank Gathers’ daughter, Young Ma (guest star Bre-Z Murray), to try to convince her to sign with him at Empire, while Hakeem is hard at work on his girl group, Ménage a Trois.
Also, Andre and Rhonda hope their baby-on-the-way will be the key that unlocks Lucious’ cold heart and opens the door for Andre to return to the Empire fold.
The “Fires of Heaven” episode of Empire airs Wednesday, Oct. 7 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
Empire stars 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 Gealey as Anika Calhoun, Kaitlin Doubleday as Rhonda Lyon, Gabourey Sidibe as Becky, Ta’Rhonda Jones as Porsha and Serayah McNeill as Tiana
Guest cast includes Bre-Z Murray as Freda Gatz, Becky G. as Valentina, Andre Royo as Thirsty Rawlings, Kelly Rowland as Leah Walker, Rafael De La Fuentes as Michael Sanchez and Tyra Ferrell as Roxanne Ford.
First look images from the episode follow below in our gallery.