5 Nollywood actresses that could play Empire’s Cookie Lyon – #1 is her perfect replica

With her very dramatic display and charisma, the Lyon family matriarch  Cookie Lyon (played by Taraji P. Henson) in “Empire,” is one phenomenal TV character that has initiated countless memes and conversations. Thanks to EbonyLife TV, one can dream of an African adaptation of any TV series, so why not “Empire?” It’s hard to imagine any other female actor as Cookie, but, if Nollywood were to have its adaptation of the hit Fox series, who would you cast as your Cookie Lyon?
Cookie Lyon
Cookie Lyon is feisty, daring, dramatic, and strong. Check out 5 actors we think will make a perfect Cookie Lyon.
Here we go;
1. Funke Akindele
The name Funke has to be the first that comes to mind. The actress without doubt has the ability to bring the feisty and daring character to life. We can picture her effortlessly saying “booboo Kitty” like she was born to do just that.
Funke Akindele