After a shocking revelation in “Out, Damned Spot,” “Empire” Season 1 is back in Fox with episode 7’s “Our Dancing Days,” featuring a jaw-dropping twist in the music drama series. The new episode features the reunion between a daughter and a father as the tension rises between brothers, Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray) and Jamal (Jussie Smollett).
“Tension mounts between Hakeem and Jamal, as Lucious attempts to brand Empire Entertainment as a tight-knit, “family-run” company. Meanwhile, Cookie and Anika don’t hold anything back when it comes to taking over the company,” according to “Empire” Season 1, episode 7 official synopsis.
Set for more crazy drama next week, the Lyons are up for a big surprise as Luscious (Terence Howard) will start to feel the effects of ALS with Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) finding out his illness. Not holding back in their plans to take over the company, Cookie and Anika (Grace Gealey) are going head to head as they compete to win the Empire.
Episode 7’s “Our Dancing Days” is a big moment for the show as Luscious prepares for a huge Investors Showcase that will change the whole future of the company. Cookie steps up as Jamal and Hakeem couldn’t get their act together while rehearsing for their upcoming show.
Based on the show’s teaser, Luscious loses his voice and can’t make the speech in order to encourage investors for his company’s new venture. Since he can’t do it, there is only one who could make the speech and convince the investors to opening up their checks, and that is Cookie.
Now that he is starting to feel his impending demise, the head of the Lyons have to tell everyone in his family about his sickness which made him realized how much his ex-wife loved him. After going to prison for 17 years and sacrificing herself so that Luscious can built his Empire, Cookie is not going to let go of him easily.
“Empire” Season 1 returns to the small screen with episode 7’s “Our Dancing Days” on Feb. 18, Wednesday, at 9 p.m./10 p.m. ET/PT. Checkout the teaser here courtesy of Television Promos.
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