STAR ROLE: Mariah Carey joins 'Empire'

Watch out Empire fans, Mimi is joining the cast of the hit TV series.

Mariah Carey has signed up for a guest star role in season three of Empire, which debuts on September 21.

The Hero singer will play superstar vocalist Kitty, a character that appears to be a lot like the Mariah we all know and love.

Kitty comes on to the Empire scene to help Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett) work on a new song he’s busy recording.

Dana Walden, chairman and CEO of the Fox Television Group, says Mariah is an Empire fan.

Walden says: “Mariah loves the show and has long made a point of sharing her passion for it.”

Other guest stars in season three include actor Taye Diggs and rapper French Montana.