Celebrity Interviews

Danny Strong comments on Empire beef with Taraji Henson and Nia Long, if Empire is coming to an end? New movie Rebel in the Rye

Award winning director, Danny Strong stops by and visits Sway In the Morning! Strong has a solidified place in the entertainment industry, as he has seen it all throughout his time in the industry. Strong brings such an easy and relaxed vibe to the studio. Strong talks about the fourth season of Empire,

Strong, is one of the co-creators of Empire. Empire is a very successful show, that doesn’t plan to slow down anytime soon, Strong tells us. Strong also discusses the tension between some actors and actresses, when a show invites guest appearances.

Strong also discusses his new film, Rebel in the Rye. Rebel in the Rye focuses on the of the author J. D. Salinger. You can watch the movie September 8th in New York and Los Angeles Theaters.

Watch below as Danny Strong discusses his new film and Empire.


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