Empire: Season 1 (2015)
Saturday 12th September 2015
Become a part of the phenomenon that has captivated audiences worldwide when TV's smash hit, Empire Season 1, arrives on DVD on 14th September 2015 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Set within a world of music, glamour, danger and power, Empire is about a family dynasty that follows the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne. After music mogul Lucious Lyon (Academy Award ® Nominee Terrence Howard) is diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease, he must choose which of his three sons will succeed him at the legendary Empire Entertainment.
The game changes when his ex-wife Cookie (Academy Award® Nominee Taraji P. Henson) returns from prison where she's been for almost two decades. Brash and fearless, she sees herself as the sacrificial lamb who built an empire with Lucious and then took the fall for running the drugs that financed Lucious' early career. As the Lyons slug it out, a battle begins that will either cause the family's destruction or redemption.
From the award-winning Lee Daniels, (Lee Daniels' The Butler, Precious), Emmy Award winner Danny Strong (Game Change, Lee Daniels' The Butler) and Academy Award - and Emmy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer (A Beautiful Mind, 24), Empire Has become a genuine cultural phenomenon. Executive-produced by Daniels, Strong, Grazer, Ilene Chaiken (The L Word) and Francie Calfo (Those Who Kill, Gang Related), this groundbreaking series features a pulsating soundtrack from legendary R&B/hip hop producer and composer Timbaland.
Empire Season 1 features iconic music performances from an all-star cast which includes Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Byshere Y. Gray, Kaitlin Doubleday, Malik Yoba, Trai Byers and Grace Gealey. The series included an impressive roster of guest star appearances from the likes of Courtney Love, Jennifer Hudson, Gabourey Sidibe, Gladys Knight, Cuba Gooding Jr., Estelle, Mary J. Blige, Naomi Campbell Snoop Dog, Rita Ora, and Patti LaBelle, among others!
The DVD release of Empire Season 1 is packed with even more show-stopping moments and music performances such as Drip Drop and You're So Beautiful. Get five complete performances, including the popular hit No Apologies and dive into more than nine hours of content and 50 minutes of special features, including 11 complete performances highlighting five of the most-popular songs from the series.
- 11 Uncut Music Performances
- Commentary on 'Pilot'
- What Is Love Video
- Power of the Empire Video
- Come Away with me Video
- The Empire of Style
- Empire: It's in the music
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.