03/10/2014 06:37 pm ET Updated Mar 10, 2014

Gabourey Sidibe Joins Fox Drama Pilot 'Empire'; Andrew Lees In TBS' 'Your Family Or Mine'

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Gabourey Sidibe is set as a recurring in Fox’s hip-hop industry drama pilot Empire, from Lee Daniels, Danny Strong and Brian Grazer. It centers on Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), a charismatic, savvy music superstar who is about to take his company, Empire Entertainment, public.

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