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Fox Network Lands Marisa Tomei, Chris Rock, Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keyes & Casts Kelly Rowland To Play Lucious Mom

Fox Network Lands Marisa Tomei, Chris Rock, Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keyes & Casts Kelly Rowland To Play Lucious Mom

 

Fox’s “Empire” keeps growing.

Beyoncépal and Destiny’s Child star Kelly Rowland is joining the cast of Fox’s “Empire” and will play the mother of Terrence Howard’s character Lucious Lyon in a flashback, according to E.

The move suggests that viewers will finally get a glimpse at the origins for the the gangster-turned-rapper-turned-entrepreneur.

She joins a growing star-studded lineup of guest stars, including Oscar winner, Marisa Tomei, funnyman Chris Rock, singer Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys, Common and Oprah Winfrey.

“Empire” is a classic old-school prime-time family soap opera, set in the music business — but its success has exceeded even it’s creator’s expectations.

Howard stars stars as Lucious Lyon, a one-time recording star who founded Empire Records and has built it into a powerhouse — but stands at a crossroads as he tries to plan for its future.

 

Source:  NYdailynews

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