New TV Series

Thursday, January 08, 2015 Muna Lisa 1 Comments


Looks like the year is already starting off with great TV and we are here to keep you up to date with all the greatness thats will coming our TV screens. 

Empire is a new television show which premiered last night on the American channel Fox. The series is created and written by Lee Daniels, director and producer of the movies Monsters Ball, Precious and The Butler, to name a few. Also co produced is his long time partner, Danny Strong and all music heard in the show are produced and supervised by none other than the music producer mogul, Timbaland. 
Not only does the series has a powerful creative force behind it, but in front of the camera are the oscar nominated stars such as Terrence Howard and Taraji P Hansen. 

The Pilot
The story centres around Lucius Lyon (Terrence Howard), ceo of music entertainment company Empire, his ex wife Cookie (Taraji P Henson) and their three sons. Cookie comes out of prison after serving 17 years for drug related charges, in which she stole $400,000 and gave it to Lucius so he can kick start their company, Empire. Now that she is back, she is ready to claim whats hers but Lucius isn't ready to let Cookie back in without a fight.

According to reviews, this is the hip hop version of the Game of Thrones, where all the players involved want their piece of the throne, the Empire company. 

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