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By Liz Raftery | Aug 29, 2016 10:00 AM EDT
Phylicia Rashad is heading to Empire for Season 3, Entertainment Weekly reports.
The Cosby Show alum will play Diane Dubois, the mother of Taye Diggs' new character Angelo Dubois, a New York politician who's being positioned as a new love interest for Cookie (Taraji P. Henson).
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Rashad is just the latest addition to the third season of Empire, which has also booked Kid Cudi and Mariah Carey as guest stars.
Empire returns Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 9/8c on Fox.
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