It looks like Empire's creator Lee Daniels is about to build Fox an entire… well, empire! LOLz!
On Thursday, the writer/director spoke at the Television Critics' Association's summer press tour on expanding the universe of his breakout hip-hop drama!
What's specifically in the works is a prequel series centering around a young Cookie Lyon, played in the show by Taraji P. Henson!
YES!! Daniels revealed: