Gladys Knight will be starring in Lee Daniels' anticipated FOX series "Empire."
Due to premiere early 2015, "Empire" will feature Knight playing herself in a potential recurring role according to Deadline.
Also starring Terrence Howard, Gabourey Sidibe, Taraji Henson and Jussie Smollett, "Empire" is hip-hop industry drama series.
Knight, whose credits include "Dancing With The Stars" and "Apollo Live (Centric)," recently released a gospel album titled "Where My Heart Belongs."
In related news, Gladys Knight sat down with Arise Entertainment for a very candid and eye opening interview. It really is a must see to hear what she has to say about Motown, Diana Ross, The Pips and much more. Watch below.