Empire: Episode 3.17 “Toil and Trouble, Part 1” Promotional Photos

COOKIE TAKES ON VEGAS ON PART ONE OF THE ALL-NEW SEASON THREE FINALE OF “EMPIRE” WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, ON FOX

Part Two of the EMPIRE Season Finale Airs Next Wednesday, May 24, on FOX!

When Cookie is banned from Leviticus Vegas, she pulls together a team of her own allies to seek revenge on Giuliana and steal her secret weapon. Meanwhile, Jamal is encouraged to put his album on hold, so as not to compete with Lucious’ “Inferno” in the first half of the all-new, two-part “Toil and Trouble, Part 1” season finale episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, May 17 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (EMP-317) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)

Cast: Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon, Bryshere ‘Yazz’ Gray as Hakeem Lyon, Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Grace Byers as Anika Calhoun, Gabourey Sidibe as Becky, Ta’Rhonda Jones as Porsha and Serayah as Tiana, Bre-Z as Freda Gatz, Xzibit as Shine Johnson and Morocco Omari as Tariq Cousins

Guest Cast: Eva Longoria as Charlotte Frost, Taye Diggs as Angelo DuBois, Leslie Uggams as Leah Walker, Andre Royo as Thurston “Thirsty” Rawlings, Eric Lane as Drop, Sierra A. McClain as Nessa, Phylicia Rashad as Diana DuBois and Nia Long as Giuliana.