Empire (2015– )
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The Outspoken King 

Lucious has to defend Empire's IPO launch after one of his artists is involved in a shooting.

Director:

Lee Daniels

Writers:

Lee Daniels (created by), Danny Strong (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Terrence Howard ... Lucious Lyon
Bryshere Y. Gray ... Hakeem Lyon
Jussie Smollett ... Jamal Lyon
Trai Byers ... Andre Lyon
Grace Byers ... Anika Calhoun (as Grace Gealey)
Malik Yoba ... Vernon Turner
Kaitlin Doubleday ... Rhonda Lyon
Taraji P. Henson ... Cookie Lyon
Gabourey Sidibe ... Becky
Rafael de la Fuente ... Michael Sanchez
Serayah ... Tiana Brown
Antoine McKay ... Bunkie Williams
Damon Gupton ... Detective Calvin Walker
Nealla Gordon ... Harlow Carter
Ta'Rhonda Jones ... Porsha
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Storyline

Lucious has to defend Empire's IPO launch after one of his artists is involved in a shooting.

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Genres:

Drama | Music

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) gets into a car at the end of this episode and meets Detective Carter. Detective Carter is also the name of the character Hanson plays in Person of Interest (2011). See more »

Goofs

After Lucious argues with Hakeem over his viral video comments, Anika tells Lucious to go on 'Megan McGann' show. A few minutes later we see Lucious being interviewed but her name is 'Kelly McGann' not 'Megan' See more »

Quotes

Cookie Lyon: Just sounds like you a grew a vagina, that's all.
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Connections

References Dora the Explorer (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Open Up Your Heart
(uncredited)
Performed by LaBelle
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