Mo’Nique, Wesley Snipes & Lance Gross: Is This ‘Empire’s’ Original Cast?

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“Empire’s” Original Cast

Now that it’s been confirmed that Mo’Nique was in the running to play Cookie on “Empire”, a number of rumors are swirling on who would’ve joined her on the small screen.

In particular people are speculating that Lucious Lyon was originally intended for Wesley Snipes…

and the role of Andre was for Lance Gross.

A picture has since started swirling of the rumored “original cast” that includes Mo, Wesley and Lance, as well as Romeo Miller as Hakeem and Corbin Bleu as Jamal.

Uhhhhhh Corbin Bleu????

If this was indeed the original cast would you have tuned in????

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Actor Andra Fuller of “Black Jesus” and “RoomieLoverFriends” recently spoke out on the casting rumors via Instagram and noted that he was up for the role of Andre.

He also confirmed that Wesley Snipes was indeed supposed to be Lucious.


What do YOU think about this latest bit of “Empire” news???

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