FOX released 7 HQ episode stills and a press release from 5.09 Had It From My Father.
The financial security of the Lyon family is on the line as their LFM showcase quickly approaches. Kai’s (guest star Toby Onwumere) research for an expose on Empire uncovers some dirty activity within the company and causes conflict with Jamal. Meanwhile, Hakeem and Tiana finally reach an agreement on how best to move forward with their relationship, Andre struggles with his decision to let a new love interest in and Kingsley strikes a deal with Giselle in the all-new “Had It From My Father” fall finale episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Dec. 5 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (EMP-509) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)
Cast: Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon, Bryshere ‘Yazz’ Gray as Hakeem Lyon, Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Gabourey Sidibe as Becky, Serayah McNeill as Tiana, Ta’Rhonda Jones as Porsha, Andre Royo as Thurston “Thirsty” Rawlings, Nicole Ari Parker as Giselle Sims-Barker, Chet Hanks as Blake Sterling, Rhyon Nicole Brown as Maya, and A.Z. Kelsey as Jeff Kingsley.
Guest Cast: Scotty Tovar as Carlito, Toby Onwumere as Kai, Pej Vahdat as Kelly Patel, Tisha Campbell as Brooke, Opal Staples as Tasha, Melanie McCullough as Denise, Amanda Detmer as Tracy Kingsley, Skylan Brooks as Quincy, Jeremy Carver as Young Lucious, Meta Golding as Teri and Mario as DeVon.