VIDEO: Check Out First Look Of EMPIRE Season 5 on FOX
Two years after losing EMPIRE to Eddie Barker (guest star Forest Whitaker), Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) and Lucious (Terrence Howard) are still in the midst of picking up the pieces. THE FAMILY is now completely dispersed and coping in their own ways after experiencing unimaginable tragedies. Meanwhile, in an effort to reclaim the Lyons' position in the music industry, Cookie sets her eyes on a talented new singer and rapper, Treasure (guest star Katlynn Simone) in the all-new "Steal From The Thief" Season Five premiere episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Sept. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
Golden Globe-nominated EMPIRE continues to be one of the most popular and acclaimed shows on television. At the end of Season Four, the Lyons lost Empire. However, Lucious (Terrence Howard) and Cookie (Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson) finally found their way to each other and said their "I do's." In Season Five, two years have passed, and the Lyons have yet to reclaim Empire. THE FAMILY has experienced unimagined tragedies and now must join forces to rebuild from scratch. As their plans begin to take shape, they will be forced to learn - once again - that fame and fortune come with a hefty price tag.