The Lee Daniels-directed story follows Howard’s character, Lucious Lyon, CEO of Empire Entertainment who just found out he has three years left to live. And between his ex wife and three sons gunning for his top spot, he may not last. The ensemble cast is rounded out by the talented trio Bryshere Y Gray, Trai Byers, and Jussie Smollet. Plus, the Timbaland-produced score also features cameos from Gabourey Sidibe, Malik Yoba, and Grace Gealey stars.
Press play to watch their official trailer.
See Related Article: 10 Rappers That Might Have Inspired Lee Daniels’ New Hip Hop Drama Series