The 44-year-old actress was joined by the show’s executive producers Lee Daniels, Brian Grazer, and Ilene Chaiken.
It was at the panel that Lee revealed a spinoff based on a young Cookie will be coming soon.
“There is going to be a spinoff from Empire, without question,” he said (via TV Line). “There’s so much ripe story that we’ve talked about already— about Cookie’s family, what makes her her. That in itself is fascinating to me.”