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(TV Series)

(2017)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Benny Boom

Writing Credits  

Lee Daniels ... (created by) &
Danny Strong ... (created by)
 
Janeika James ... (teleplay by) (as JaNeika James) &
JaSheika Ashel James ... (teleplay by) (as JaSheika James)
 
Malcolm Spellman ... (story 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
Nia Long ... Giuliana
Taye Diggs ... Angelo Dubois
Leslie Uggams ... Leah Walker
Andre Royo ... Thirsty Rawlings
Vivica A. Fox ... Candace
Sierra Aylina McClain ... Nessa (as Sierra A. McClain)
Rumer Willis ... Tory Ash
Ajiona Alexus ... Teenage Loretha
Jeremy L. Carver ... Teenage Lucious (as Jeremy Carver)
Juan Antonio ... Phillip
Tobias Truvillion ... D-Major
Veronika Bozeman ... Veronica
Al Vicente ... Rafael Green
Ronald L. Conner ... Dain-Ja
Elyse Nylin Elyse Nylin ... Marty
Kaelynn Harris ... Quintana (as Kaelynn 'KK' Harris)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ralph Alexander Ralph Alexander ... Office Employee (uncredited)
Charles D. Clark ... Shine's Posse (uncredited)
Christopher Kahler Christopher Kahler ... Leviticus Roadie (uncredited)
Lizzy Leigh ... Empire Employee (uncredited)
Rekkhan ... Engineer / Shine's Crew (uncredited)
Ashland Thomas Ashland Thomas ... Leviticus VIP (uncredited)
Ezri Walker Ezri Walker ... Zeah (uncredited)

Produced by 

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

Film Editing by 

Raúl Dávalos
Ishai Setton

Casting By 

Leah Daniels Butler
Claire Simon

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 

Pablo Gambetta ... additional second assistant director
Michael T. McNerney ... second assistant director
Michael A. Williams ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Paul V. Allen Sr. ... gangboss
Krystin Auriemma ... set dec coordinator
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

Sound Department 

Justin R. Anderson ... sound playback operator
Eric Anthony ... boom operator
Jeff Gross ... foley mixer
Kaitlyn Heffron ... assistant adr recordist: chicago
Takako Ishikawa ... sound effects editor
Brian Magrum ... adr mixer
Jesse McAlpin ... sound utility: second unit
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
Hossein Jafari ... systems engineer: FuseFX
Chris Ryan ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts 

Tobiasz Daszkiewicz ... stunts
Eddie J. Fernandez ... stunt coordinator
Tom Maldonado ... stunts
Cheyenne Watson ... stunt driver

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)
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
Steve Garcia ... Rigging Grip
Charles S. Hodes ... still photographer
Regan Hudecek ... rigging electric best boy
Matthew Hughes ... lighting technician
Chris Kelly ... grip rigger
Tyler Kelly ... grip rigger
Mac Kozi ... digital utility
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 associate
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
Lauren Nicotera ... second assistant costume designer
Kathleen O'Connor ... costumer
Jennifer Salim ... assistant costume designer

Editorial Department 

Anthony Ceccomancini ... dailies producer
Craig Erpelding ... dailies operator
Rashandra Jones ... post-production assistant
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
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
Jason Neumann ... recording engineer
Kelsey Allen Richardson ... assistant to music supervisor
Jennifer Ross ... music supervisor
Jordan Seigel ... orchestrator
Max Taylor ... music production liaison
Joe Zimmerman ... music librarian

Transportation Department 

Scott Gaughan ... production driver
Nicholas Kischuk ... dot admin

Other crew 

Krystin Auriemma ... production coordinator
Juan Cervantes ... production assistant
Jamaica Craft ... choreographer
John Folino ... police & security technical advisor
Joy Johaana Hamilton ... production assistant
Haley Hoffman ... production assistant
Kaylon Kennedy ... production assistant
Robin King ... production assistant
Michael Maxwell ... caterer
Ash Morris ... production assistant
Olivia Newcomb ... production assistant
Brittani Nightengale ... office production assistant
Savannah Perkins ... production assistant
Moheen Ramsey ... travel coordinator
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

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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