Courtney Love (The People Vs Larry Flynt) has been tapped as a recurring guest star on Fox’s midseason drama Empire. The hip-hop industry drama from Lee Daniels, Danny Strong and Brian Grazer centers on Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), a music superstar who is about to take his company public. The singer-songwriter/musician/actress will play Elle Dallas, a hard rock powerhouse, who is part of Empire Entertainment’s stable of artists. She’ll join previously announced guest stars Naomi Campbell, Cuba Gooding Jr., Gabourey Sidibe, Derek Luke and Judd Nelson.

Love’s band, Hole, achieved multi-platinum success in 1994 with its critically acclaimed second album Live Through This. Her film and TV credits include The People Vs. Larry Flynt, for which she received a Golden Globe acting nom, Man On The Moon, and Sons Of Anarchy.