The cast of “Empire” treated fans in Los Angeles to a Q-N-A under the stars.

 Last night, LA residents witnessed an EMPIRE screening under the stars followed by Q&A with Cast and Executive Producers of the show. And yes…..Ms. Taraji P. Henson was there with all her fabulousness.
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Step into the Lyons den…….the fine men of Empire Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byer are on the latest cover of Essence. Check it out here.  P.S. Fox has officially slated the season 2 premiere to air Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 9 p.m.

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Lee Daniels, who’s currently shooting the Richard Pryor biopic, was on hand to discuss the show’s success and how the scene between little Genis and Terrence Howard was inspired by his real life.

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During the event, they hit the stage to rock their single for the crowd.

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The cast of “Empire” treated fans in Los Angeles to a Q-N-A under the stars.  See pics from the event inside

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Ms. Henson rocked a classic little black halter mini-dress and studded stilettos coordinated by her stylist Wouri Vice. 

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Grace Gealey struck a fab pose on the carpet.

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Though she was relatively unknown before “Empire”, Grace is turning her newfound fame into a money-making side hustle. Most recently, the Masters Degree holder starred as Jamie Foxx’s love interest in his latest video.

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Breakout star Jussie Smollett looked very dapper and well put together.

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On stage, he shared a touched moment with little Genis Wooten, who played the young “Jamal Lyon” who Terrence Howard’s character put in the trash can on an early episode.

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Grammy-winning recording artist Estelle was there.  You’ll recall she also appeared on the series to perform “Conquerer” with Jussie.

Watch the entire event here: