‘Empire’s’ Explosive Finale: See TheWrap’s Interviews With Cast, Show Creator and EP (Video)

Watch and read our interviews with Lee Daniels, Jussie Smollett, Yazz the Greatest, Trai Byers and cast. Plus, season-long highlights of the jaw-dropping moments from TV’s hottest drama

Last Updated: March 18, 2015 @ 11:10 PM

How’d you enjoy that “Empire” finale, boo boo kitty?

After a record breaking debut in January, Fox’s musical family drama has enjoyed record breaking growth week-to-week, made stars of unknown cast and propelled its established leads into Emmy contention, and delivered us Cookie Lyon — Taraji Henson’s beloved, sass-monster matriarch.

Throughout the season, TheWrap spoke with all of “Empire”‘s major players about their characters, megawatt guest stars, jaw-dropping moments and even their favorite songs to belt in the shower.

Our season-long “Empire” video and interview highlights include:

Empire’ Creator Lee Daniels on Epic Two-Hour Finale: Sex, Murder (‘Maybe’) and a Lot More Cookie (Video)

‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Describes Coming Out on ‘Ellen': ‘A Bigger Moment for Other People Than It Was for Me’ (Video)
The actor tells TheWrap it was an “opportunity to make people feel just a little bit less alone is this world.”

Bryshere Gray Says Hakeem is Growing Up, “Scandalous Things” Still Coming
Fox actor tells TheWrap Lucious Lyon’s youngest son has come a long way but family drama doesn’t fade.

Co-Creator Danny Strong Tackles N-Word Question: “We Don’t Need to Use It”
Strong also speaks to TheWrap about the Fox drama’s season finale, plans for Season 2 and the character for whom he has special affection.

Grace Gealey Warns That Anika Is “Coming Back Hard” on Season Finale
“Expect her to make your mouth open,” the Fox star tells TheWrap.

“Empire” Cast Sings Favorite Shower Song
Tunes from “The Sound of Music” echo within one cast member’s bathroom walls.

Read more of TheWrap’s Empire Coverage below:

Taraji P. Henson on Fox's "Empire"

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