After pulling in some major numbers for the FOX network and fattening the pockets of a few corporate execs who probably don’t even watch their show, the folks behind Empire was laced with a massive budget for Season 2 and it appears that their going to max-out most of it on casting a unnecessary amount of celebs for guest appearances. The new season is on deck for September 23rd and the second teaser was just released to give you another spoonful of what they have been brewing over the past few months, hop down below to peep it out….
The reported line-up for season two so far includes: Chris Rock, Pitbull, Alicia Keys, Lenny Kravitz, Marisa Tomei, Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, Al Sharpton, Andre Leon Talley, Swizz Beatz, and Ne-Yo. Most recently, Smollett told People Mariah Carey would also make an appearance, though that has yet to be officially confirmed.
While the first season tackled a few timely industry happenings, some of the biggest stories of the summer, such as the Drake/Meek Mill feud, will reportedly be incorporated into the next season. -Entertainment Weekly