Empire: French Montana joins Fox drama for season 3
Empire’s season 2 finale featured a bevy of twists, including Lucious (Terrence Howard) marrying Anika (Grace Gealey) and her potential death at the hands of revenge-seeking Rhonda (Kaitlin Doubleday).
So what do producers have in store for season 3? EW can exclusively confirm that rapper (and Khloe Kardashian’s ex-boyfriend) French Montana will appear in the season 3 premiere as music mogul Vaughn, a member of Lucious Lyon’s powerful inner circle. Could he be a potential love interest for Cookie (Taraji P. Henson)?
Series co-creator Lee Daniels teased Montana’s appearance — as well as rapper Birdman’s, who plays himself — on his Instagram account Thursday.
Empire returns Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 9 p.m. ET on Fox.