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Taraji P. Henson To Star In Lee Daniels' Hip-Hop Fox Pilot 'Empire'

Actress Taraji P. Henson arrives for The Cinema Society's screening of "Mud" presented by FIJI Water, Sunday, April 21, 2013,
Actress Taraji P. Henson arrives for The Cinema Society's screening of "Mud" presented by FIJI Water, Sunday, April 21, 2013, in New York. (Photo by Jason DeCrow/Invision for FIJI Water/AP Images)

Taraji P. Henson is reuniting with her Hustle & Flow co-star Terrence Howard for another drama project set in the hip-hop world, this time in TV. Person Of Interest alumna Henson has been tapped as the female lead opposite Howard in Esmolletmpire, Fox‘s drama pilot from Lee Daniels, Danny Strong and Imagine’s Brian Grazer.

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