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Brian Grazer wants Empire fan Eminem to make guest appearance

Movie and TV mogul Brian Grazer is hoping to persuade Eminem to appear in the second season of his hit hip-hop drama Empire after discovering the rapper is a big fan of the show.

The producer worked with the Stan hitmaker on his semi-autobiographical movie 8 Mile in 2002 and he is so desperate to secure the star for a guest appearance, he is willing to beg.

But Eminem isn't the only celebrity Grazer wants to work with on Empire.

He tells breakfast show Good Morning America, "Eminem, I know, loves our show. I produced 8 Mile. I'm going to beg him to get on our show. He and Oprah Winfrey. Somehow I'm going to get one or both of them on our show."

Winfrey already has a close working relationship with Empire's executive producer Lee Daniels - the pair worked together on 2013's The Butler.

The first season of Empire, which stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, featured guest spots from a slew of celebrities, including Courtney Love, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson and Snoop Dogg.

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