Macy Gray To Star In Lee Daniels' Hip-Hop Drama "Empire"
Grammy award singer/songwriter and beloved actress, Macy Gray, just announced that she will be joining Lee Daniels' forthcoming hip-hop drama pilot "Empire," alongside famed actress Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard.From "The Butler's" Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, "Empire" is a family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire. Taraji P. Henson stars as Cookie Lyon, the ex-wife of Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), the head of a record label at the center of the drama.Gray will recur as Tasha, a woman having an affair with the much-younger Hakeem Lyon (Bryshere Y. Gray aka rapper Yazz The Greatest), over whom she exercises considerable influence and control. Adding to her long list of projects this year, Gray is also gearing up to release her eighth studio album The Way this summer!Read more about Macy's role in "Empire" at HollywoodReporter.com