Empire Season 2 Casts Marisa Tomei in Recurring Role

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.

Via Deadline

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