Another A-list actor is coming this way in the return ofEmpire” Season 4. Forest Whitaker will be joining Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard in the show’s return and will be seen in a number of episodes.

As Empire Entertainment is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary, it looks like the 56-year-old actor is going to play a major role. In spite of Lucious Lyon’s situation, a grand celebration is about to commence.

The celebration continues

Cookie Lyon and her sons, Andre (Trai Byers), Jamal (Jussie Smollett), and Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray) are going to continue celebrating Empire Entertainment’s 20th anniversary in “Empire” Season 4.

They are about to host a big event to commemorate the new milestone their business has reached. This will happen although Lucious is not yet fully well, Christian Post reported.

To recall, in the previous season finale, Lucious’ car exploded while he was still in it. As everyone thought that he would not survive, but after a three-month time jump, he woke up from a coma, However, his entire memory was wiped out.

Lucious’ new private nurse

“Empire” Season 4 might feature the fall of the Lyons as Lucious’ condition is still far from being stable. Cookie will be the most affected of them all as her former husband loses his memory. This includes his confession that he still loves her before the tragic event.

Even so, Lucious might fall in love with his new private nurse played by Demi Moore. The 54-year-old star’s character might do everything to ensure that her patient will be deeply fascinated by her and he will never remember his love for Cookie.

Lucious’ important visitor

Meanwhile, the Academy Award and Golden Globe winning actor Forest Whitaker will be seen in “Empire” Season 4 as Uncle Eddie.

He will be playing the role of a charismatic musical icon and a known hitmaker. He was the one who gave Lucious the chance to have his own radio airplay ages ago. A number of decades have passed and he will return to visit Lucious and check on his condition. For that, Cookie will be grateful and will invite him to produce a new song in celebration of Empire Entertainment’s 20th anniversary.

Aside from the high-profile producer-director, another Hollywood A-list joins the musical drama television series with Demi Moore. The “Ghost” star has a major recurring role and was first seen in the show’s previous season finale.

“Empire” Season 4 will return on Sept. 27 on Fox. It will be a back-to-back crossover event with “Star.”