When Cookie finally visits her mother, the two must confront their complicated past. Meanwhile, Lucious and Eddie (guest star Forest Whitaker) continue their fight over Empire and Eddie makes a power play at the grand opening of Empire’s 20 for 20 showcase. Then, Jamal and his band anonymously release their latest single and Hakeem tests out a career in film in the all-new “Fair Terms” episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, May 9 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (EMP-416) (TV-14 D, L, S, V) EMPIRE Season 4 Episode 16 Photos Fair Terms.
Cast: Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, Bryshere Y. Gray as Hakeem Lyon, Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon, Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Grace Byers as Annika Calhoun, Gabourey Sidibe as Becky Williams, Serayah as Tiana Brown, Andre Royo as Thurston “Thirsty” Rawlings, and Rumer Willis as Tory Ash
Guest Cast: Alfre Woodard as Renee Rhodes, Forest Whitaker as Eddie Barker, Sierra A. McClain as Nessa Parker, Tiffany Oglesby as Tiffany, Kevin “Webb” Wigfall as Webb, Vivica A. Fox as Candace, Tasha Smith as Carol Hardaway, Claudette Burchett as Juanita, Chet Hanks as Blake, Kade Wise as Preacher Azal, April Qualls as April, Sara Sevigny as Edna Bunnin, Will Kinnear as Leonard Bernstein, Juno as Lonnie, Dustin Laurenzi as Alex, Kurt Schweitz as Ron, Ronnel Taylor as Minion, Cassie Ventura as Haven Quinn, David Pasquesi as Beekman Poser, and Charles Malik Whitfield as Reverend L.C. Pryce
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, Sanaa Hamri and Brett Mahoney.