The Fox smash series Empire has added another high profile guest star to its cast for season 2. Marisa Tomei, who won an Oscar for playing wise-cracking Mona Lisa Vito in My Cousin Vinny, will join the show for a multi-episode recurring role.
She will play Mimi Whiteman, a “demanding venture capitalist who becomes involved in Lyon family drama. A Forbes list billionairess, Mimi is a lover of hip hop music, social trends, high-end fashion and beautiful women.”
Marisa joins Empire‘s impressive roster of Season 2 guest stars that includes Chris Rock, Alicia Keys and Lenny Kravitz. Last season’s big names who made appearances on the hip-hop musical drama include Jennifer Hudson, Courtney Love, Naomi Campbell, Gladys Knight and Snoop Dogg.
Empire Season 2 premieres on FOX Wednesday, September 23 at 9/8c pm.