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Lee Daniels attends the The Paley Center Tribute to African-American Achievements in Television in New York. Daniels, co-creator of Fox’s mega-hit “Empire,” is developing a new pilot for the network about three young women trying to make it in the music business. News of this prospective music drama, “Star,” was delivered by Fox bosses Dana Walden and Gary Newman at a gathering of TV critics Thursday, Aug. 6. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)

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FILE - In this May 20, 2010 file photo, Poet Maya Angelou, left, greets director Lee Daniels at a garden party in honor of Angelou at Angelou's home in Winston-Salem, N.C. Angelou, a Renaissance woman and cultural pioneer, has died, Wake Forest University said in a statement Wednesday, May 28, 2014. She was 86. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)

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Director Lee Daniels attends the Los Angeles Premiere of "Lee Daniels' The Butler" in Los Angeles on Aug. 12, 2013. (Alexandra Wyman/Invision/Associated Press) **FILE**

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Oprah Winfrey was also snubbed in the best supporting actress category for her work in Lee Daniels' The Butler. Media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey attends a special screening of "Lee Daniels' The Butler" hosted by O, The Oprah Magazine at Hearst Tower on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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**FILE** Director Lee Daniels attends at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Butler" on Aug. 12, 2013. (Alexandra Wyman/Invision/Associated Press)

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**FILE** Director Lee Daniels attends at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Butler" on Aug. 12, 2013. (Alexandra Wyman/Invision/Associated Press)

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Director Lee Daniels, left, and actor Forest Whitaker attend a special screening of "Lee Daniels' The Butler" hosted by O, The Oprah Magazine last month in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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Director Lee Daniels, left, and actor Forest Whitaker attend a special screening of "Lee Daniels' The Butler" hosted by O, The Oprah Magazine last month in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)