Film icon and celebrated actresswill guest-star in a multiple-episode arc on broadcast’s No. 1 drama, EMPIRE, beginning this spring on FOX. Moore will make her debut in the Season Three finale, playing a take-charge nurse with a mysterious past, who will become ever more treacherously entangled with the Lyon family in Season Four.
Moore joins previously announced actors and musicians who will appear on EMPIRE this spring, including Eva Longoria, Taye Diggs, Phylicia Rashad, Nia Long and Moore’s daughter, Rumer Willis.
EMPIRE returns Wednesday, March 22 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, when the battle between Lucious and Cookie explodes into their biggest war yet. After launching a deadly missile at Angelo, Lucious announces his new music project, Inferno, and puts everyone on notice – especially Cookie, who then vows to knock him off his throne for good. The two engage in an epic clash – fueled by a history of love, loyalty and betrayal.
EMPIRE delivers FOX’s largest average Multi-Platform audience of more than 16 million viewers. It is the No. 1 broadcast drama in Adults 18-49 and ranks as the No. 1 broadcast entertainment program among in Adults 18-34, Women 18-34 and Teens.
is one of Hollywood’s most accomplished and sought-after leading women. Moore’s acting career took off in the 1980s, after starring in “St. Elmo’s Fire.” She then went on to star in such iconic films as “A Few Good Men,” “Ghost,” “Indecent Proposal,” “Disclosure” and “G.I. Jane.” She earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for her role as a single woman seeking a back-alley abortion in the 1950s-set miniseries “If These Walls Could Talk.” The miniseries, which she also produced, received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Made for Television Movie. Following a brief hiatus, Moore returned to the screen and starred in “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle,” “Bobby,” “Flawless,” “Happy Tears” and “The Joneses,” among others. She was last seen in the 2011 financial thriller “Margin Call” and the drama “Another Happy Day,” opposite Ellen Barkin. In 2012, Moore made her directorial debut in the acclaimed original cable movie “Five”, an anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people’s lives. The film landed her a Directors Guild of America nomination. This June, Moore will be seen in Lucia Aniello’s feature comedy, “Rock That Body,” alongside Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon and Zoë Kravitz. She also recently completed Michael Mailer’s independent film, “Blind,” opposite Alec Baldwin.
From Imagine Television in association with 20th Century Fox Television, EMPIRE was created by Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels and Emmy Award winner Danny Strong, and is executive-produced by Daniels, Strong, Academy Award- and Emmy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer, Ilene Chaiken, Francie Calfo and Sanaa Hamri. “Like” EMPIRE on Facebook at facebook.com/EmpireFOX. Follow the series on Twitter @EmpireFOX and join the discussion using # . See photos and videos on Instagram by following @EmpireFOX.
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