There are shocking new details in the Jussie Smollett case as law enforcement sources tell TMZ how the actor and two brothers allegedly staged the attack.

The “Empire” star has vehemently denied any wrongdoing, claiming he was attacked Jan. 29 around 2:00 a.m. outside his Chicago apartment building by two men who yelled racist and homophobic slurs, leaving him with a rope around his neck.

Insiders, however, say he met with brothers Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo in advance to choose a location where a camera would capture the assault.

The incident took place outside of Jussie’s apartment, but the security camera was pointed the other way.

The brothers supposedly rehearsed the attack, and the sources claim Smollett asked the guys to get somewhat physical, but avoid serious injury.

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