"Empire" Cookie Lyon is back for her family in new promo video

From an impending death to Lucious' marriage to Anikan for legal reasons, season three of FOX's "Empire" seems to be something fans can look forward to.

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A drama about a family dynasty, the third season of "Empire" will see Cookie Lyon return for her family.

The show which revolves around the Lyon family and their media company, Empire Entertainment, will premiere its third season on Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

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Cookie and Lucious Lyon in "Empire"

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Over the seasons, Cookie Lyon has found ways to put her family first while making unexpected sacrifices, and a new season three promo is here to remind fans of Cookie.

The upcoming season which will be offering viewers more insight into the younger lives of Lucious and Cookie, has cast Jeremy Carver and Ajiona Alexus as the younger version of duo.

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 Ajiona Alexus and Jeremy Carver

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"Empire" stars  Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, Trai Byers, Grace Gealey, Kaitlin Doubleday, Gabourey Sidibe, Ta’Rhonda Jones and Serayah McNeill.

It has also featured guest appearances by celebrities like Chris Rock, Alicia Keys, Marisa Tomei, Naomi Campbell, Ludacris, Adam Rodriguez, Vivica A. Fox, Rosie O’ Donnell and Andre Royo.

The third season of the show has new additions including Mariah Carey, Taye Digg, Sierra McClainFrench Montana, and Birdman.

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"Empire" centers around a hip hop music and entertainment company, Empire Entertainment, and the drama among the members of the founders' family as they fight for control of the company.

The show returned for its second season on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. In season two finale, Lucious got married, and the season ended with the possible death of a Lyon.

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"Empire" TV series

 

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With 35 nominations, the FOX show was the most-nominated television series last season, and was named a Top 10 Television Program of the Year by the American Film Institute. In 2016, Taraji P Henson won Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama.

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