Alfre Woodard joins Empire as Cookie’s mom

Every wonder what the woman who brought Cookie Lyons (Taraji P. Henson) into this world was like? Now’s your chance to find out. Fox announced Friday that Alfre Woodard has been cast to play Cookie’s mom Renee in a recurring guest role when Empire returns with new episodes next month. Woodard is the Oscar and Emmy-nominated…

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