Here's some scoop on Empire from this week's (Posted on 4/6/17) Ask Ausiello column.
Question: What exactly is Lucious’ mother’s endgame on Empire? —Todd
Ausiello: “We certainly will find out this season,” confirms showrunner Ilene Chaiken, “What is she up to? And how much of a problem is she for Lucious? That’s going to be answered by the end of this season. I would point you to almost the end of this season.”
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