Taraji P. Henson, to star in upcoming 'Empire' spin-off



Taraji P. Henson has reportedly signed a deal with 20th century fox, for an 'Empire' spin-off, which will be about her character in the TV show, Loretta 'Cookie' Lyon.

The show is said to still be in it's developmental stages for now, but If it happens, Taraji is also expected to work on it as a producer.

According to Variety, the show will mainly be centred around 'Cookie', and what's next for her.

The yet-to-be named show is being written by 'Empire' co-creator, Danny Strong, alongside Stacy LittleJohn and Yolanda Lawrence. Sanaa Harris will be director, while Lee Daniels will serve as non-writing Executive Producer, side by side with Brian Grazer of Imagine Entertainment and Samie Falvey.

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