'Empire': First Season 2 Teaser Features #FreeLucious Concert and Cookie in a Cage


"Game time, bitches."

That's how Lucious Lyon kicks off the first teaser trailer for Empire’s second season, swearing revenge from his jail cell, and things only get more intense from there.

WATCH: Inside the Star-Studded 'Empire' Season Finale

The 20-second teaser, which was released Wednesday, features a first look at new footage from the sophomore season of the Fox hip-hop drama and from the looks of it, Lee Daniels' hit is picking up right where it left off!

Cookie is teaming up with Andre to take back the Empire, Jamal is playing a #FreeLucious concert, and Hakeem and Boo Boo Kitty are still eyeing each other, in case you forgot about their little hookup in the season finale.

Plus, Cookie’s in a cage. On stage. Is it season two yet?

returns Sept. 23 on Fox.

WATCH: Terrence Howard On What to Expect From Lucious in 'Empire' Season Two: 'He's Going to Clean Up Some Messes'