'Empire' Casts Ajiona Alexus & Jeremy Carver As Teenage Cookie & Lucious Lyon

Ajiona Alexus & Jeremy Carver Join “Empire”

The “Empire” season 3 cast continues to grow…

Ajiona Alexus and Jeremy Carver have been cast on the hit Fox drama to play a teenage Cookie and Lucious Lyon.

Here’s the scoop via Deadline:

Alexus will be young Cookie, seen in flashback as a beautiful, innocent teenager, whose Catholic school uniform can’t hide “the Cookie spark.” Carver will play Lucious in flashback as a teenager with an incredible voice “and a bad-boy edge that captures the heart” of young Cookie.

Empire” season 3 is set to premiere on September 21.

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