Terrence Howard joins Taraji P. Henson on Empire’s SA Tour


FOX and DStv  just announced that Emmy Award nominee, Terrence Howard will be joining American actress and Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson on a South African tour which sets to promote the third season of Empire later this month.

Empire is an American musical drama television series which debuted on Fox on January 7, 2015.

“What better way for DStv give to back to our loyal customers and existing super-fans of Empire than by giving them access to top notch talent like Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard. DStv is incredibly excited to have partnered with FOX to bring these superstars to South African shores” says Nomsa Chabeli-Mazibuko, General Manager: Marketing at MultiChoice.

“We hope fans of the show will be super excited with our surprise, to learn that Terrence Howard is joining Taraji P Henson. FOX’s partnership with DStv means we can leverage the reach of our brands to bring amazing experiences to South African viewers”, says Khosi Khanyile, Head of Marketing: FOX Africa.

In the show the pair has convinced die-hard fans that they need each other and should end up back together again. Having started her own record company called Dynasty, Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) often found herself at odds with the CEO of Empire Records, Lucious (Terrence Howard)… that is until the companies were merged to much drama ensuing.

For fans who might have missed the second season of Empire, DStv and FOX are offering DStv Compact customers Empire weekends in June – with three stacked episodes at 19:20, 20:10 and 21:00  on 4-5 June, 11-12 June and 18-19 June.