Taraji P Henson To Launch A Cookie Lyon Spinoff

According toDeadline, Taraji P. Henson has just signed a first-look deal with 20thCentury Fox and the first deal of business is a spinoff based around Taraji’s character Cookie Lyon.

Taraji will be joining forces with Christine Conley from the production company Working Title, to have the project run under her new company TPH Entertainment.

The series will be written, and executive produced by “Empire” co-creator Danny Strong, as well as Stacy Littlejohn and Yolonda Lawrence. Sanaa Hamri is set to direct the series, and if the show goes to pilot, Strong, Littlejohn and Lawrence will also serve as the showrunners.