“The sensation that conquered television” arrives on DVD September 13
Jeff Jensen, Entertainment Weekly
Experience up to 53 minutes of special features, including a behind-the-scenes USO tour, unfiltered studio sessions and more explosive musical performances!
Welcome back to the Lyon’s den, with all its passion, music, and jaw-dropping performances! Three months have passed since Lucious Lyon’s (OSCAR® Nominee Terrence Howard) shocking arrest. Now, released from prison, he and Cookie (Taraji P. Henson in her GOLDEN GLOBE®-winning role) enter a hostile competition to dominate the music industry. Despite an ongoing feud between their sons Jamal and Hakeem, a stunning betrayal may unite the family against an outside takeover of Empire Entertainment Records. Meanwhile, Cookie learns a frightening truth about her new lover, and tragedy tests Andre’s newfound faith. Featuring off-the-charts guest stars, the acclaimed second season of EMPIRE is here, along with exciting special features that grant you backstage access!
EMPIRE stars Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, Trai Byers, Grace Gealey, Kaitlin Doubleday, Gabourey Sidibe, Ta’Rhonda Jones and Serayah McNeill. In addition to the regular cast, the series has featured guest appearances by a wide range of talented performers, including Chris Rock, Alicia Keys, Marisa Tomei, Naomi Campbell, Ludacris, Adam Rodriguez, Vivica A. Fox, Rosie O’ Donnell and Andre Royo.
From Imagine Television in association with 20th Century Fox Television, the series was created by Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels and Emmy Award winner Danny Strong, and is executive-produced by Daniels, Strong, Academy Award- and Emmy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer, Ilene Chaiken, Francie Calfo, and Sanaa Hamri.
SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:
- Empire around the Globe: USO Tour
- Freda Gatz Music Video
- “Never Love Again”
- “Born to Lose”
- “Do Something With It”
- “Sorry Just Don’t Cut It”
The Look of Empire:
- How to Recreate Empire’s Leviticus
- How to Recreate Lucious’ Office
- How to Recreate Lucious’ Living Room
- Discovering the Art on Empire
Uncut Music Performances:
- You Broke Love
EMPIRE SEASON 2 DVD
Street Date: September 13, 2016
Pre- book Date: August 10, 2016
Screen Format: Widescreen 16:9 (1.78:1)
Audio: English Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
English for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Total Run Time: Approximately 844 Minutes
U.S. Rating: TV-14
Closed Captioned: Yes