Empire is a musical drama television series that started airing on the Fox channel. This hip hop family drama series tells a story of a music empire. Empire was created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong. Season 1 of Empire premiered on the Fox channel on January 7, 2015.
The new drama series stars Terrence Howard (Iron Man, Hustle & Flow) and Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Person of Interest). Other cast members of Empire include Bryshere Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers, Kaitlin Doubleday and Grace Gealey. Courtney Love and Macy Gray were added to the cast as well, and Naomi Campbell was announced in a recurring role.