AceShowbiz - "Empire" adds a dose of "Magic Mike" for the upcoming season. Adam Rodriguez is confirmed to play a recurring guest role in the second season of the hit hip-hop drama series which is set to kick off September 23 on FOX.
The actor will play Laz Delgado, a smooth-talking concert promoter who takes an interest in Taraji P. Henson's Cookie after her rekindled romance with ex-husband Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) fell apart at the end of the first season.
Rodriguez joins other confirmed guest stars like Chris Rock, Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys, and Ne-Yo. They followed in the footsteps of Jennifer Hudson, Courtney Love, Patti LaBelle, and Rita Ora who popped up in the first season.