Gabourey Sidibe is reteaming with her Precious director Lee Daniels for his new Fox hip-hop drama Empire, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Timbaland has signed on to the Fox drama pilot Empire, TVGuide.com has learned.
The Grammy-winning producer will act as songwriter and producer for the show, a family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire. It will feature modern music as well as original tracks.
Taraji P. Henson will star opposite Terrence Howard in Fox's Empire, TVGuide.com has learned.
From The Butler's Lee Daniels and Game Change's Danny Strong, Empire is a family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire that will feature both original and current music.
The fall TV season is taking shape. Networks have ordered dozens of new pilots starring familiar faces like Friends' David Schwimmer, and from proven producers like How I Met Your Mother bosses Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, 30 Rock's Tina Fey and Arrow's Greg Berlanti.
To keep track of who's doing what, read our complete list of all the projects in contention — there are nearly 100! — and check back for updates on their status. Here are the Fox pilots:
Fox has given a series order to Weird Loners and picked up three comedy pilots and one drama pilot with an eye towards series production, TVGuide.com has learned.
Weird Loners is the story of four relationship-phobic people who are unexpectedly thrust into each other's lives and form an unlikely bond in a Queens, New York townhouse. The single-camera comedy...