Fil Eisler to Score Fox’s ‘Empire’

Posted: October 6, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in TV Scoring Assignments
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empireFil Eisler has been tapped to score the upcoming Fox drama Empire. The show is created by Lee Daniels (Precious, The Butler & Danny Strong (Recount, Game Change) and stars Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Gabourey Sidibe, Bryshere Gray, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers, Malik Yoba, Grace Gealey and Kaitlin Dubleday. The series follows the head of a music empire whose three sons and ex-wife all battle for his throne. Daniels & Strong are also executive producing the Imagine Entertainment and 20th Century Fox Television production with Brian Grazer (Apollo 13, 24, A Beautiful Mind) and Francie Calfo. Daniels also directed the pilot episode. It was previously reported that Timbaland will be writing and producing the original songs for the show. Empire is set to premiere in early 2015 on Fox. For updates on the series, visit the official show website.

Eisler also continues to score ABC’s Revenge. The show’s fourth season currently airs every Sunday night.