From the award-winning Lee Daniels, Brian Grazer and Danny Strong, comes "a genuine cultural phenomenon" (The Village Voice). After music mogul Lucious Lyon (Oscar Nominee Terrence Howard*) is diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease, he must choose which of his three sons will succeed him at the legendary Empire entertainment company. The game changes when ex-wife Cookie (Oscar Nominee Taraji P. Henson) returns from prison. This groundbreaking series features a pulsating soundtrack from legendary music hit maker Timbaland. Own this Blu-ray release that includes uncut performances plus the never-before-seen Lee Daniels' director 's cut of the pilot.