Forest Whitaker is going to be a hitmaker when he joins the cast of Empire this season.
Empire is going to get a little extra sparkle as Forest amps up the star power for season 4, and he’s taking on a crucial role on the show. According to E! News, he’ll be playing a hitmaker named Uncle Eddie.
Uncle Eddie is incredibly charismatic, and the music icon gives Lucious his first big break with a some air time on the radio. In short, without Uncle Eddie, there would be no Lucious. Eddie will pop back up as Lucious makes his recovery and works to regain his memory–just in time to put his spin on Empire’s 20th Anniversary at Cookie’s invitation.
Empire returns on September 27 as the show does a crossover with Star, which is something viewers have been waiting on for months.
It’s not clear when Forest will first pop up on the show, but he does have a recurring role.
Couples We Love! Watch ‘Empire’s’ Grace Gealey Own Her Hubby Trai Byers At Spades
‘Empire’ Recap: Mama Lyon Is The Real MVP
No Drama On The ‘Empire’ Set Between Taraji P. Henson & Nia Long
Blac Chyna Spotted Out After Dissolving Facial Fillers
Beyonce Sets The Internet Ablaze With Sexy See-Through Dress At The The 2023 Gold Party
The Internet Reacts To Chloe Bailey And Damson Idris' Steamy' Swarm' Sex Scene
Marjorie Harvey Gifts Steve Harvey A Virgil Edition Maybach
Naomi Osaka Displays Her Perfect Baby Bump In Japan
7 White Male Performers We Thought Were Black Because Of Their Voices
46 Photos Of Black Celebrity Women Who Rocked The Hell Out Of Short Cuts
Angela Simmons Poses With Her Boo Yo Gotti In Stylish Givenchy Boots