Empire Episode 3.01 Light in Darkness
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Empire Episode 3.01 Light in Darkness

Episode Premiere
Sep 21, 2016
Genre
Drama, Comedy, Music
Production Company
20th Century Fox Television
Official Site
http://www.fox.com/empire/
Episode Premiere
Sep 21, 2016
Genre
Drama, Comedy, Music
Period
2015 - Now
Production Co
20th Century Fox Television
Distributor
Fox
Official Site
http://www.fox.com/empire/
Director
Sanaa Hamri
Screenwriter
Malcolm Spellman, Joshua Allen
Main Cast
Additional Cast
  • Leslie Uggams
  • Tasha Smith
  • Sierra A. McClain
  • Ajiona Alexus
  • Jeremy Carver
  • AzMarie Livingston
  • Tyla Abercrumbie
  • Patrick Clear
  • Tha Pope
  • Eric Lane
  • Claudette Burchett
  • David Lively
  • Birgundi Baker

The drama returns in Season Three, as the battle continues for the Soul of Empire. Each member of the Lyon family must cope with the events that were set in motion in the Season Two finale. Lucious pursues his music legacy with his streaming service, while also clashing with his half-brother, Tariq (Morocco Omari), who is leading a federal task force investigating him. Cookie aims to start over, in pursuit of her own happiness - a series of flashbacks reveal how Loretha Holloway became Cookie Lyon and how Cookie met Lucious. Meanwhile, the Lyon brothers -- Andre, Jamal and Hakeem -- all are determined to overcome the events of last season and move on, but the choices they face will become a battle for the soul of the Lyon family.

In the season premiere, "Empire" picks up exactly where Season Two ended - Hakeem left at the altar, Lucious and Anika married and Anika and Rhonda fighting on the roof - until someone falls. Also, Lucious pursues his music legacy with his streaming service, while clashing with his half-brother, Tariq (Morocco Omari), who is leading a federal task force investigating him.