By now all you fans of the Empire must be satiated by the finale episode of Empire Season 4 and most of all what it meant for Jussie Smollett’s character arc. But that’s not all. The creators of Empire aren’t going to let it all go with a finale like that. We have news reports that suggest that Empire Season 5 is going to be a wild ride for Jamal Lyon. Jussie Smollett assured us in an interview recently that the storyline for Season 5 of Empire is going to be “groundbreaking.” Jussie as you may know plays the son of Cookie and Lucious Lyon.
Jussie Smollett detailed on how Empire has evolved since Season 1. The hip-hop drama broke new ground according to him. Now his character Jamal Lyon is sure to recreate that magic with Season 5 too. With Season 4 Jussie proudly claims that he and the team have managed to do what’s never been done on Television before. Jussie also spoke of representing people in his show that he’s cared about so much and people he represents.
Empire Season 5: Release Date
Jussie has assured us that with Season 5, “You’ve never seen two black men in this way.” Besides that Jussie revealed no details about what Season 5 could mean for Jussie and his life and all he said was it would involve, “his love and life and just his life in general”. Well fans obviously get to decide how true Jussie’s claims are. Empire is returning with a Season 5 soon enough. Empire airs on Fox Television in the United States and will be back on TV on September 26th! For fans of the show in UK, Empire will air on 5STAR.
Empire Season 5: Cast
For Season 5 of Empire the possible cast looks like:
Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon.
Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon
Bryshere Y. Gray as Hakeem Lyon
Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon
Trai Byers as Andre Lyon
Grace Byers as Anika Calhoun
Gabourey Sidibe as Becky Williams
Ta’Rhonda Jones as Porsha Taylor.
Besides, Nicole Ari Parker is now a series regular. She’ll step out of the shadow of her ex and seize power herself this time around. She will deal with her foes, tackle them and find a new love interest too!
Empire Season 5: Teaser
The magnificent teaser that was out earlier doesn’t give away much except that Empire’s coming back. We see more glitz and glamour in the trailer. This Season involves a new showrunner, Brett Mahoney.
And as usual, Taraji P. is on the move. For me, she’s the sole of the show. So there’s more partying and from what I saw, smashing performances and hi5’s.