The untitled series from the Empire creator will also feature Queen Latifah, who will play a salon owner who once romanced Bratt's character, Jahil.

Daniels will direct and executive-produce the pilot.

Meanwhile, the stars of his current TV hit Empire are teaming up to spread a little holiday cheer to U.S. troops stationed in Japan.

Taraji P. Henson and her TV sons Jussie Smollett and Bryshere 'Yazz' Gray will be spending the start of next week in the Far East as part of their first-ever USO tour.

The trio will visit three military bases from 13-17 December (15).