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"Empire" A Furnace for Your Foe (TV Episode 2016) Poster

(TV Series)

(2016)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Sanaa Hamri

Writing Credits  

Lee Daniels ... (created by) &
Danny Strong ... (created by)
 
Ilene Chaiken ... (written by) &
Matt Pyken ... (written by)
 
Janeika James ... (story editor) (as JaNeika James) &
JaSheika Ashel James ... (story editor) (as JaSheika James)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Terrence Howard ... Lucious Lyon
Bryshere Y. Gray ... Hakeem Lyon
Jussie Smollett ... Jamal Lyon
Trai Byers ... Andre Lyon
Grace Byers ... Anika Calhoun
Gabourey Sidibe ... Becky
Ta'Rhonda Jones ... Porsha
Serayah ... Tiana Brown
Morocco Omari ... Tariq
Xzibit ... Shyne Johnson (as Alvin 'Xzibit' Joiner)
Bre-Z ... Freda Gatz
Taraji P. Henson ... Cookie Lyon
Kaitlin Doubleday ... Rhonda Lyon
Phylicia Rashad ... Diana DuBois
Taye Diggs ... Angelo Dubois
Leslie Uggams ... Leah Walker
Andre Royo ... Thirsty Rawlings
Sierra Aylina McClain ... Nessa (as Sierra A. McClain)
Ajiona Alexus ... Teenage Loretha
Jeremy L. Carver ... Teenage Lucious (as Jeremy Carver)
Juan Antonio ... Phillip
Tobias Truvillion ... D-Major
Ezri Walker Ezri Walker ... Zeah
Sticky Fingaz ... Brikk (as Kirk 'Sticky Fingaz' Jones)
Frank Whaley ... Edison Cruz
AzMarie Livingston ... Chicken
Eric Lane ... Drop
Emily Tate Emily Tate ... Agent Sweetwater
Jason Singer ... Federal Judge Steven Chae
Keith D. Gallagher Keith D. Gallagher ... Heckler
Bobby Daye Bobby Daye ... Democrat (Announcer)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jessica Andolino ... Extra (uncredited)
Tim Childress ... Politician (uncredited)
Kimber Closson Kimber Closson ... NYPD Stage Officer (uncredited)
Jeff Dlugolecki Jeff Dlugolecki ... Lighting Tech (uncredited)
Tony Domino ... Reporter (uncredited)
Rita Duran ... Board Member (uncredited)
Lex Elle ... FBI Agent (uncredited)
Steven Johnson Steven Johnson ... Security (uncredited)
Christopher Kahler Christopher Kahler ... Leviticus Roadie (uncredited)
Mary Kocur Mary Kocur ... Concert Goer (uncredited)
Matthias Kocur Matthias Kocur ... Concert Goer (uncredited)
Lizzy Leigh ... Employee (uncredited)
Erin Luboff Erin Luboff ... Food Vendor (uncredited)
Alanah McClanahan Alanah McClanahan ... Soul Children of Harlem (singing voice) (uncredited)
Bazma Najem ... Daughter (uncredited)
Elizabeth Reiners ... V.I.P. Manhattanite (uncredited)
Rekkhan ... Engineer / Shine's Crew (uncredited)
Dylan Rogers ... House Party Teen (uncredited)
Darja Väärsi Darja Väärsi ... Empire Artist (uncredited)
Julian Williams Julian Williams ... W.o.k.e Kid (uncredited)
Alex Zelenka Alex Zelenka ... A / R Executive (uncredited)

Produced by 

Joshua Allen ... co-producer
Jessica Badenoch ... co-producer
Cherien Dabis ... supervising producer
Dennis Hammer ... executive producer
Richard S. Lederer ... co-producer
Carlito Rodriguez ... co-producer

Film Editing by 

Eli Nilsen

Casting By 

Leah Daniels Butler

Production Design by 

Chase Harlan

Art Direction by 

Charlie Daboub ... (as Charles Daboub Jr.)

Set Decoration by 

Scott Miller

Makeup Department 

Melissa Forney ... department head hair
Beverly Jo Pryor ... makeup department head
Denise Wynbrandt ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Richard S. Lederer ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Chris Drake ... additional second assistant director
Pablo Gambetta ... second assistant director: second unit
Michael T. McNerney ... second assistant director
Michael A. Williams ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Paul Allen Jr. ... set dresser
Paul V. Allen Sr. ... gangboss
Krystin Auriemma ... set dec coordinator
Anna Cali ... prop fabricator: Kosart Studios
Kimberly Clancy ... assistant set decorator
Daniel Columbie ... prop designer
Vanessa Conway ... assistant property master
Erin Drum ... art deparment coordinator
David Gianneschi Sr. ... props
Michael D. Gianneschi ... property master
Jereme M. Green ... props
Joanna Iwanicka ... paint gang boss
Charlie Montoya ... props
Emma Nalbone ... props production assistant
Michael V. Nichols ... leadman
Blake Paine ... assistant property master
Heather Ratliff ... lead set designer / set designer
Laura Roeper ... prop buyer / props
John J. Slove Jr. ... construction coordinator
Stewart Sogge ... on set dresser
Samantha Terry ... construction estimator
Dan Wulfing ... graphic designer
J. Anthony Kosar ... prop sculptor: Kosart Studios (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Justin R. Anderson ... sound playback operator
Eric Anthony ... boom operator
Larry Goeb ... dialogue editor
Jeff Gross ... foley mixer
Kaitlyn Heffron ... assistant adr recordist: chicago
Takako Ishikawa ... sound effects editor
Brian Magrum ... adr mixer
Mike McGrath ... 2nd boom op/sound utility / production sound mixer: second unit
Kevin Nanaumi ... first assistant sound editor
Michael Nehs ... studio manager
Jason Neumann ... adr mixer / adr recordist
Nick Offord ... re-recording mixer
Alex Riordan ... production sound mixer
Robert Ulrich ... supervising sound editor
Jeremy Zussman ... assistant adr engineer

Special Effects by 

Jordan Gianneschi ... special effects

Visual Effects by 

Brigitte Bourque ... composite supervisor: Fuse FX
Shawn Ewashko ... digital compositor
Michele Ferrone ... visual effects producer
Hossein Jafari ... systems engineer: FuseFX
Chris Ryan ... visual effects supervisor
Matt Resta ... digital compositor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Troy Faruk ... stunt double: Xzibit
Eddie J. Fernandez ... stunt coordinator
Brian Harlan ... stunts
Mark Harper ... stunts
Rebecca Vickers ... stunt double: Kaitlin Doubleday

Camera and Electrical Department 

Adrienne Bauer ... "c" dolly grip
Katie Bellamy ... electrician
Kelly R. Borisy ... "a" camera dolly grip
Michael T. Burke ... lighting technician
Erin Ciesielski ... electrician (as Eric Ciesielski)
Dawn Copeland ... electrician
Chris Dame ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Jaime Dawkins ... libra head technician
Terry Dee ... best boy electric
Shannon DeWolfe ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Erdem Ertal ... additional camera operator
Tony Fallico ... digital utility
Gene Fojtik ... grip
John P. Friday ... rigging gaffer
Chad Gilchrist ... lighting technician
Lauren Gingras ... grip
Thomas Hamaker ... generator op
Charles S. Hodes ... still photographer
Kevin J. Houston ... grip
Regan Hudecek ... rigging electric best boy
Matthew Hughes ... lighting technician
Chris Kelly ... grip rigger
Tyler Kelly ... grip rigger
Mac Kozi ... digital utility (uncredited)
Torey Lenart ... digital utility
Collin Lindgren ... electrician
Darryl Miller ... camera operator
Jared Moore ... lighting console programmer
Betsy Peoples ... B Camera 2nd AC / additional 1st AC
Barnaby Shapiro ... B camera operator/steadicam operator
James L. Thomson ... video playback operator

Casting Department 

Pamela A. Cain ... extras casting assistant
Jackie Dimitrief ... casting associate
Ashley Ingram ... casting associate: new york
Jessica Gisin Needham ... extras casting director (as Jessica Gisin) / extras casting director
Stefan Rorick ... Extras Casting: 4 Star Casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Olivia Ball ... additional tailor
Edward Dwayne Garrett ... stylist
Nicole Kuntz ... costumer
Kathleen O'Connor ... costumer
Jennifer Salim ... assistant costume designer

Editorial Department 

Anthony Ceccomancini ... dailies producer
Craig Erpelding ... dailies operator
Elliott Hornsby ... dailies assistant
Rashandra Jones ... post-production assistant
Evonne Moritz ... assistant editor
David Sconyers ... on-line editor
Alexander Stout ... post-production coordinator
Ara Thomassian ... color assist
Daniel Yang ... pre-colorist
Jamie Yu ... editorial supervisor: FuseFX

Location Management 

Jonathan Klemke ... assistant location manager
Chuck Whitman ... location assistant

Music Department 

Tim Davies ... orchestrator
Christine Day ... music contractor
Luke Flynn ... music preparation
Mark Graham ... head of music preparation
Alexis Grapsas ... composer: additional music
Kaitlyn Heffron ... assistant recording engineer
James T. Hill ... music scoring mixer
Jason H.J. Kim ... score technical engineer
Jeremy Levy ... orchestrator
Jeff Morrow ... vocal producer
Kelsey Allen Richardson ... assistant to music supervisor
Jennifer Ross ... music supervisor
Jordan Seigel ... orchestrator
Simone Sheffield ... music coordinator
Max Taylor ... music production liaison
Elgin Thrower Jr. ... composer: additional music
Jesse Corparal Wilson ... composer: theme music
Joe Zimmerman ... music librarian
Jeremy Zussman ... assistant recording engineer
Nathanael Tronerud ... music preparation (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Scott Gaughan ... production driver
Jon Gustafsson ... transportation captain
Nicholas Kischuk ... dot admin

Other crew 

Krystin Auriemma ... production coordinator
Jamaica Craft ... choreographer
Ashley Daniels ... production assistant
John Folino ... police & security technical advisor
Olayinka Hassan ... production assistant
Kaylon Kennedy ... production assistant
Michael Maxwell ... caterer
Olivia Newcomb ... production assistant
Brittani Nightengale ... office production assistant
Moheen Ramsey ... travel coordinator
Jessica Dean Rose ... production assistant
Thomas Schultz ... assistant production coordinator
Virat Sharma ... production secretary
Rob Smith ... writer's production assistant
Sarai Smith ... office production assistant
William E. Smith ... lucious stand-in
L.A. Summerville ... travel assistant
Brandon T. Williams ... production coordinator
Dylan K. Williams ... set production assistant

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