The actress will play a club owner going up against the Lyon family.
Nia Long is about to go up against TV's most cutthroat family.
The actress has landed a recurring role in the third season of Empire as a "sleek, sexy, and cold-blooded" club owner who hides her mysterious past as she schmoozes with Lucious and goes head-to-head with Cookie.
Deadline reports that Long's character Giuliana, aka Giusi, is a Las Vegas queen-pin making moves in New York to land a deal with Empire. Long is coming off the summer TV series Uncle Buck and recently joined Netflix's Dear White People.
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The beauty is also slated to appear in the TV remake of Beaches.
We can't wait for the skeletons in the nightclub owner's closet to be revealed as she goes toe-to-toe with Cookie Lyon.