Will we see interaction between Evette and Jodie? Possibly, Lee Daniels confirmed Thursday (July 9th) via Instagram that Tyrese will be joining the cast for season 2. The show is set to have celebrity features including Kelly Rowland, who will play the role of Lucious Lyon’s mother. The show did exceptionally well last season earning a total of 21.1 million viewers at the time of the finale. Check out Lee Daniels Instagram post from yesterday.
Yes! Stop asking!!! #tyrese is coming on #empireseason2 And NO, I am not leaving my show! I just wrapped my 1st episode … I got #richardpryor to do! It was so much fun directing our wonderful cast … I miss and love them ALL… Sorta sad cause I’m not with them now but I’ll be back for the finale!! In the meantime we got some badass directors stepping in!!! #family #fox #empire #gottagettomakingmovies #iaintmadeamoviesincethebutler
The director is leaving his favorite cast only for a few episodes, while he switches gears to direct the Richard Prior movie. We can’t wait to see trailers and clips.
Check out season 2 of Empire returning to FOX Sept.23.