Taraji P. Henson Talks Jussie Smollett's Dropped Charges: 'The Truth Prevailed'

Jussie Smollett‘s on-screen mother said she never believed he orchestrated a hate crime against himself and expressed joy Tuesday that all charges against her Empire co-star had been dropped. “I’m happy that the truth has finally been set free, because I knew it all along,” Taraji P. Henson told USA Today. “We’re all happy for […]

‘What Men Want’ Red Band Trailer: Taraji P. Henson Hears the Thoughts of Every Man

Hollywood loves remakes these days, and while most of them feel quite unnecessary, some of them actually put a welcome spin on the original that makes the concept feel refreshing. That’s exactly the cast with What Men Want, and the latest trailer for the R-rated comedy starring Taraji P. Henson has arrived, and it brings […]

Tracy Morgan Boards ‘What Men Want’ Opposite Taraji P. Henson

Did you know Paramount is creating a new riff on Nancy Meyers’ romantic comedy What Women Want? This one is called What Men Want, and it stars Taraji P. Henson (Hidden Figures) in the lead role as a woman who can suddenly hear the thoughts of every man she comes in contact with. That already sounds […]

Taraji P. Henson and John Singleton Team Up For An Emmett Till Movie

All it takes is a cursory glance at the news to know America still has a long way to go in our ongoing reckoning with our country’s racial history. But one way to help heal the wounds of the past is to provide people with knowledge and perspective, and that’s exactly what producer/star Taraji P. Henson (Hidden Figures) and director […]

Empire's Taraji P. Henson Reveals Why She 'Fought Hard' to Have Explosive Cookie-Lucious Sex Scene Cut

The epic, bat-wielding brawl between Empire exes Cookie and Lucious in last spring’s midseason premiere was supposed to climax with the combustable twosome having sex. But as TVLine reported, the character’s portrayers, Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard, lobbied for a rewrite. And they got their wish. The pivotal sequence concluded with the fiery couple […]