11:00am PT by Michael O'Connell
Courtney Love Joins Fox's 'Empire'
Courtney Love has been bitten by the TV bug. The Hole singer and sometimes actress has booked a role on Fox's upcoming hip hop drama Empire.
Considered a recurring guest star, Love takes on the role of hard rocker Elle Dallas — part of the titular record label's stable of musicians.
This marks Love's second TV gig after booking a recurring role on the final season of FX's Sons of Anarchy earlier this season. Her previous acting credits are all in film and include '90s flicks 200 Cigarettes and Basquiat.
Set for a midseason bow, Empire comes from The Butler's Lee Daniels and counts Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson and Gabourey Sidibe among its stars.
Love is repped by UTA.