And another talented star joins the Glee crew!
It's been confirmed that Demi Lovato is set to join the cast for season 5.
It's official! @TheXFactorUSA's @ddlovato will be joining the cast of #glee for Season 5! #DemiOnGlee pic.twitter.com/UDrH9dgrpB— GLEE (@GLEEonFOX) August 22, 2013
It's official! @TheXFactorUSA's @ddlovato will be joining the cast of #glee for Season 5! #DemiOnGlee pic.twitter.com/UDrH9dgrpB
X Factor this year.
Lea Michele Shares Bittersweet Picture from Glee Set
Earlier this week, TVLine reported that she nearing a deal to join Glee for at least six episodes this season. Her character’s name is Dani and will be a friend of Lea Michele’s Rachel Berry.
And Lea couldn’t be more excited!
Such amazing news that two of my very best friends are going to be on #Glee this year! @ddlovato & @PhoebeStrole! Thank you @MrRPMurphy!— Lea Michele (@msleamichele) August 22, 2013
Such amazing news that two of my very best friends are going to be on #Glee this year! @ddlovato & @PhoebeStrole! Thank you @MrRPMurphy!
Spring Awakening, which also starred Lea. The pair have been friends for years.
Demi’s not the only star joining the series. American Idol alum Adam Lambert signed on in July.
The fifth season premieres on Sept. 26. It was delayed one week when Cory Monteith, who played Finn Hudson, suddenly died from a drug and alcohol overdose while visiting Vancouver on July 13. Cory and Lea were a couple in a real life as well as on the show.
Ryan Murphy Reveals Big Change in Glee's Tribute Episode to Cory Monteith
As creator Ryan Murphy revealed, the show well dedicate its third episode of the season to Finn’s death. "Basically, what we're doing in the episode is we are not telling you yet, or maybe at all, how that character died. The idea being, how somebody died is interesting and maybe morbid, but we say very early on in the episode, 'This episode is about a celebration of that character's life,'" he shared. "That might be weird for some people, but it felt really exploitative to do it any other way."
But it seems the writers have done it justice.
EXCLUSIVE: Jane Lynch on Cory Monteith's Death: It's Brought the Glee Cast Closer
Actress Jane Lynch, who plays Sue Sylvester, tweeted yesterday:
Just read Cory Monteith memorial episode. Most beautiful thing. Thank you, @MrRPMurphy @BFalchuk Ian Brennan.— Jane Lynch (@janemarielynch) August 21, 2013
Just read Cory Monteith memorial episode. Most beautiful thing. Thank you, @MrRPMurphy @BFalchuk Ian Brennan.
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