FOX released 5 HQ episode stills and a press release from the season finale 4.18 The Empire Unpossess’d. You can find the stills in the gallery.
Alfre Woodard and Forest Whitaker Guest-Star
As the Empire ownership bid presentation nears, Lucious must make a difficult decision to save the future of the company and his family, while Eddie shows no signs of backing down. However, Cookie reveals a potential upper hand in the power play for Empire, after doing a little digging into her past. Meanwhile, Andre makes a power play of his own, Hakeem’s high spirits comes to a quick end due to a threat, Jamal and Tory struggle to cope with the success of their new music group, tension boils as the Lyons face Empire’s most existential threat yet and someone’s past mistakes leads to a deadly consequence in the all-new “The Empire Unpossess’d” season finale episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, May 23 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (EMP-418) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)
Cast: Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, Bryshere Y. Gray as Hakeem Lyon, Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon, Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Grace Byers as Annika Calhoun, Gabourey Sidibe as Becky Williams, Serayah as Tiana Brown, Ta’Rhonda Jones as Porsha Taylor, Andre Royo as Thurston “Thirsty” Rawlings, and Rumer Willis as Tory Ash
Guest Cast: Forest Whitaker as Eddie Barker, Nicole Ari Parker as Giselle Sims-Barker, Chet Hanks as Blake Sterling, Mark l. Montgomery as Jackson Sterling, Alfre Woodard as Renee Rhodes, Sara Sevigny as Edna Bunnin, Will Kinnear as Leonard Bernstein, Pej Vahdat as Kelly Patel, and Kaitlin Doubleday as Rhonda Lyon