Scoop: EMPIRE - *Season Premiere* on FOX - Wednesday, October 4, 2017
With Leah still insisting that he is a monster, Lucious sneaks away in hopes of finding out what type of person he was before the explosion. Cookie panics that Lucious has gone missing on Claudias watch, until she realizes he found his way to Uncle Eddie (guest star Forest Whitaker), a music icon who has since become family to the Lyons. Meanwhile, with Anika still behind bars, Hakeem and Tiana grow more comfortable as a family, and Becky makes a rash decision regarding Jamals new song in the all-new Full Circle episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Oct. 4 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (EMP-402) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)The cast includes 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 Byers as Anika, Gabourey Sidibe as Becky, TaRhonda Jones as Porsha, Serayah McNeill as Tiana, Xzibit as Shine Johnson, Andre Royo as Thurston Thirsy Rawlings, Rumer Willis as Tory Ash and Terrell Carter as Warren Hall. Guest cast includes Forest Steven Whitaker as Eddie Barker, Leslie Uggams Pratt as Leah Walker, Demi Moore as Claudia, Claudette Burchett as Juanita, Teyonah Parris as Pamela Rose, Anthony Jackson as Clem, Brian King as Jake Perlman, Rob Wilson as Cabbie, Kurt Naebig as Detective Lumley, Peter DeFaria as Detective Mitchell, Kate Fry as Myra, William Dick as Judge Claremont.