Marisa Tomei Signs On For ‘Empire’ Season 2 [@empirefox @marisatomei] Brandon Caldwell July 2, 2015 News, TV/Movies The cast of Empire upcoming second season just keeps on getting bigger. Deadline is reporting that Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei is set to join the saga of the Lyon Family in the music world as a billionaire venture capitalist who loves “hip-hop music, social trends, high-end fashion and beautiful women,” according to Deadline. Tomei’s Mimi Whiteman character is just to latest to arrive in the Empire cast for season two. Guest stars for the loaded second season include Chris Rock, Alicia Keys & Lenny Kravitz. It still remains unclear if producers will find a way to snag Eminem for a guest role on FOX’s most popular TB series. We’ll find out what Tomei’s involvement with the Lyon clan happens to be when Empire returns to FOX on September 23rd. [Deadline] Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.