Bye Terrence & Taraji: 20 People Who Could Play Lucious & Cookie On ‘Empire’

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Actors & Actresses Who Could Play Lucious & Cookie On “Empire”

If you haven’t already noticed the talk of the town is that there were several people in talks to play Cookie & Lucious on “Empire.”

As previously reported Mo’Nique was adamant that Lee Daniels wanted her to play Taraji P. Henson’s role of Cookie


and there have been talks that Wesley Snipes was in the running for Terrence Howard’s role of Lucious.

So if Terrence and Taraji weren’t in the picture then who could’ve played Lee Daniels’ lead roles????

Here’s a list of 20 people.

Angela Bassett

Jamie Foxx

Naomie Harris

Regina King

Regina Hall

Blair Underwood

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    Tasha Smith

    Laurence Fishburne

    Jada Pinkett

    Nia Long

    Kimberly Elise

    Cuba Gooding

    Vanessa L. Williams


    Denzel Washington

    Vanessa Williams

    Will Smith


    Malinda Williams

    Don Cheadle

    Wesley Snipes

    Lee Daniels was right, Wesley would have made a great Lucious.


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