“Empire” season 3 spoilers are saying that showrunner Lee Daniels just signed Mariah Carey as a guest star.
The singer is set to perform as Kitty, a mega superstar who will collaborate with Jamal Lyon, played by Jussie Smollet, as announced at the Television Critics Association press tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.
The duo will work on the new song while Jamal Lyon deals with his personal dilemma. Kitty will then help him go through it as they both reach a musical breakthrough.
The “We Belong Together” singer has been rumored to guest on “Empire” last season but due to conflicts in schedule that the hit maker was not able to make it on filming, Chicago Tribune said in a report.
Showrunner Ilene Chaiken previously told at the onset of “Empire” season 2 that Mariah Carey’s appearance is “really exciting proposition.”
More “Empire” season 3 spoilers revealed that Cookie and Lucious’s romance, which began on their teenage years, will finally be seen by fans. Mariah Carey’s Kitty role, is meanwhile teased to have a possible romance with Lucious.
Ezri Walker was also cast for the next series as Zeah, a young protégé by Lucious, who is said to have an “incredible music talent.” Zeah will then choose to pursue his music career or continue to finish his college education, Celebrity Dirty Laundry said.
“Empire” season 3 spoilers also teased that additional guest star like Taye Diggs, French Montana, Birdman, and Sierra McClain. Xzibit has also been cast to be Lucious archrival Shyne Johnon as Taye Diggs is set to portray the recurring role of Angelo Dubois.
“Empire” season 3 will return on September 21 at 9pm. Mariah Carey’s episode will be aired by October 5.