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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.

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Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson will star in the project, with Lee Daniels and Danny Strongwriting and executive-producing.

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