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Lee Daniels' 'Empire,' starring Terrence Howard, headed for Fox
Lee Daniels' 'Empire,' starring Terrence Howard, headed for Fox

Hip-hop is coming to Fox. The network has picked up "Empire," an urban-flavored drama from writer-director Lee Daniels ("Precious," "Lee Daniels' The Butler") for its upcoming schedule. The Imagine Television/20th Century Fox Television series is described as a unique family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire that will feature original and current music, and will star Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. Howard and Henson were featured in the Oscar-winning film "Hustle and Flow." Daniels and Danny Strong, the screenwriter of "Lee Daniels' The Butler," wrote the pilot and will be executive prducers. Other executive...

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