THE LYONS DEFY THE ODDS ON AN ALL-NEW "EMPIRE" WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, ON FOX
Rapper Lupe Fiasco and Robin Roberts ("Good Morning America") Guest-Star
A Lyon health scare shakes up Empire, as Cookie holds down the fort, in spite of it all. Both Andre and Jamal try to right their wrongs, and Jamal makes a shocking revelation on live TV with Robin Roberts (guest-starring as herself). Eager to take Empire to new heights, Eddie's motives are questioned when numbers don't add up. Meanwhile, Hakeem and Tiana find common ground and Becky reveals the secret she's been keeping from J. Poppa in the all-new "Sweet Sorrow" episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, April 11 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (EMP-412) (TV-14 D, L, V)
Cast: Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon, Bryshere 'Yazz' Gray as Hakeem Lyon, Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Grace Byers as Anika, Gabourey Sidibe as Becky, Ta'Rhonda Jones as Porsha, Serayah McNeill as Tiana, Xzibit as Shine Johnson, Andre Royo as Thurston "Thirsty" Rawlings, Rumer Willis as Tory Ash and Terrell Carter as Warren Hall.
Guest Cast: Claudette Burchett as Juanita, Forest Whitaker as Eddie Barker, Mo McRae as J Poppa, Vivica A. Fix as Candace, Tasha Smith as Carol, Lupe Fiasco as Himself, Robin Roberts as herself, Chester Marlon Hanks as Blake, and Ryan Michelle Bathe as Celeste