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Glee Cast to Appear at Trevor Live 2012

Its that time of the year again for a night full of comedy and music at this year’s Trevor Live. Trevor Live is an annual charity event that fundraises for The Trevor Project, the leading national anti-suicide prevention organization aimed at LGBTQ teens.

As with previous years, many of the Glee cast show their support for LGBTQ youth and the organization by attending this annual event. This year, cast members scheduled to appear are Darren Criss, Chris Colfer, Matthew Morrison, Jane Lynch, Dot Marie Jones, Kevin McHale, Jessica Sanchez, Kristin Chenoweth, and Naya Rivera.

I’ll be there to cover the Red Carpet arrivals for Gleefan. Tweet me, @GleekGenica, any questions you have or leave a comment below, and I’ll pick a few to ask to the Glee Cast.

The event takes place this Sunday, December 2nd at The Hollywood Palladium.

Whoopi Goldberg Returns!

Posted by Jon on Aug-18-2012 under Glee Guest Stars, Lea Michele, News

Photo Credit:Even after all of the heartache and joy in Season Three, Whoopi Goldberg’s Carmen Tibideaux still isn’t done with Rachel! Lea Michele tweeted recently that she was filming with Whoopi for an upcoming Season Four episode, although it’s still unknown whether she’ll be back for more than one… or what business she has with Rachel. With both Kate Hudson and Sarah Jessica Parker having arcs early in the season, it looks like the New York storyline is drawing in more amazing guest stars than ever!

Knowing Carmen Tibideaux and her fearsome reputation, it doesn’t seem like Rachel will be seeing her for anything good. But who knows? So, Gleeks, sound off! What do you think brings Whoopi back onto our screens?

Call “Glee” Maybe?

Posted by Jon on Aug-17-2012 under Cast & Crew, News, Ryan Murphy

Did you think the “Call Me Maybe” fad of summer was almost over? Think again! Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit will continue well into the fall if Glee has anything to say about it. EW.com just announced that the show will cover the song in the Season Four premiere, which airs September 13 (remember, it’s on Thursdays, not Tuesdays, this year).

As if you need any more reason to look forward to the premiere, Ryan Murphy recently announced on Twitter that the first group number of the year will be Adele’s “Chasing Pavements.” Can you say awesome? I’m already salivating over getting back to First Listen Fridays!

What do you think, Gleeks? Any guesses as to who will be handing out their digits?

Sources: Glee — Call Me Maybe cover in season four premiere

Win a Signed Copy of Chris Colfer’s New Book “The Land of Stories”

Posted by Rob on Aug-08-2012 under Chris Colfer, Contests, GleeFan.com Exclusives

Chris Colfer at Barnes & NobleTo those of you who were unable to attend a stop on Chris Colfer‘s recent book tour for his novel “The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell,” you are in luck! I have a signed copy which I will be giving away to a lucky GleeFan.com reader.

There are two different ways to enter, and you can enter both ways if you’d like to double your chance of winning:

– The first way to enter is by making a Tweet with 2 things: mentioning @GleekRob (me, so I’ll see it!), and including a link to this post: http://bit.ly/Tiyycw. It’s really important that you include both of these things in your Tweet for your entry to be counted! Also, you should be following me on Twitter so that I’ll be able to Direct Message the winner. Here’s an example Tweet: “I just entered to win a signed copy of @chriscolfer’s book from @GleekRob. I hope I win! Check it out: http://bit.ly/Tiyycw” See? Easy.

– The second way to enter is by leaving a comment below! You can talk about how much you love the book, why you’re a fan of Chris, or anything you’d like! Just be sure to use your real email address (which won’t be public) when you leave the comment, because that’s how I will contact you if you win.

The book was signed by Chris in Los Angeles on July 27th. Since the book tour was limited to cities in the United States, this contest will allow entries from all over the world! You do not have to live in the U.S. to win. Also, I will also send the winner a photo from the book signing so that they can see their copy being autographed.

You have until Sunday, August 12th at 11:59PM EST to enter. Good luck!

Chris Colfer at Barnes & Noble

2 New Cast Members Announced, Including New Love Interest for Rachel

Things are about to get fiesty. Fox recently announced two new characters will be joining the cast. Dean Geyer (below, right) and Jacob Artist (below, left) will be joining the show as freshman at McKinley. Dean Geyer will play a hunk named Brody who is a love interest for Rachel, while Artist will play Puck’s younger brother.

Lea Michele said Brody is “a cross between Rachel’s two exes Jesse St. James and Finn.”

Check out a video about the new cast from TVLine.com below! Are you looking forward to seeing the fresh meat?

Source: TV Line

Fox President: “The New Glee Scripts are Seamless”

This weekend marked the beginning of the press tour for the Television Critic’s Association. Reiterating what was said at Comic-Con, new actors will be arriving on n the show, while many of the current actors will be given limited screen time. The way that the upcoming season and its multiple story lines will be handled (Rachel in New York, Finn in the army, the new students at McKinley) has been a subject of some confusion, but Fox president Kevin Reilly seems pleased with how the new scripts are shaping up.

“I’ve read first three scripts and I’m very happy with how seamless [the transition] is. There’s going to be thematic linkages between the two,” he says, referring to the link between stories in New York and Ohio. He follows that, “Although we’ve not severed any relationships, we obviously won’t be servicing that large a tapestry of characters. We have characters in New York, Ohio, fresh faces in Ohio.”

He says the new model of the show is based in reality, and how the cycle of kids in high school is ever-changing. “To mirror real life, people leave and new faces come in. Just as in real life, people tend not to stray too far away from [home.] They go away but they come back for holidays and reunions. Because we have good relationships with all the actors, the idea is to keep that relationship where it can be fluid and fun for the audience who’s going to show up when.”

As for how much time will be spent in each location, nearly half of each episode will be spent in New York and half in Ohio. Are you looking forward to the model of the new season?

Source: TCA 2012: Fox Exec Explains Role Of ‘Glee’ Graduates In Fourth Season

Season Four to Have Familiar Faces

2012 Graduating Members of New DirectionsA new announcement from Glee creator Ryan Murphy brings exciting news for Season 4. While many characters graduated and took their exit from the New Directions choir room during the season finale, it would appear that everyone will be returning this fall. While Lea Michele and Cory Monteith are likely to be seen in most, if not all, episodes, Chris Colfer, Naya Rivera, Kevin McHale, Amber Riley, Dianna Agron, Mark Salling, and Harry Shum Jr will be making appearances as well, showing their lives post-graduation.

Along with Jenna Ushkowitz, Kevin McHale, Heather Morris, Darren Criss, Matthew Morrison, Jayma Mays, and Jane Lynch (who are all set to return as well), Chord Overstreet has been promoted to a series regular. Add into that three new series regulars and it’s looking like things might be getting a bit crowded.

In contrast, in a recent podcast interview with Gold Derby, Murphy stated that they were “cutting back on the number of characters… After three seasons of a lot of those choir room scenes with 18 people, it became a bit much.”

That being said, it will be interesting to see how Glee will tackle all the storylines of the new and current New Directions members, as well as the ongoing storylines of the graduated cast. How is Mercedes doing in LA? Will Kurt ever make it to New York? Will Puck ever get out of Lima? Do we get to see Will and Emma’s wedding?

What do you think? What are some of the most pressing questions Glee still needs to answer? Let us know in the comments!

Source: E! Online: Glee Scoop: Everybody (Yes, Everybody!) Returning for Season Four

Jessica Sanchez Joins Season 4?

Posted by Jon on Jun-30-2012 under Cast & Crew, Glee Guest Stars

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With Rachel, Mercedes, Kurt, and Santana all leaving the hallowed halls of McKinley High next year, the glee club is in high need of a new diva to take the reins.

According to a recent article at TVLine, that diva could be Jessica Sanchez, the runner-up of this year’s American Idol competition. Jessica is close to signing on for a multiple-episode arc in Season 4, and if everything goes as planned, she could appear midway through the first half of the season. The later start date would allow her to finish the American Idol summer tour.

Of course, there’s no confirmation that Jessica will appear as a McKinley student. In fact, with her move to NYADA and New York, Rachel just might need a little new competition…
What do you think, Gleeks? Are you excited to see some fresh faces next year? Already itching to hear Jessica’s first song on the show? Sound off below!

Sources: Glee Casts Jessica Sanchez — Season 4 – TVLine

Glee Season 4 Spoilers!

Posted by Laura on Jun-26-2012 under Cory Monteith, Glee Episode Spoilers, Lea Michele, News

Season 4 is already shaping up to be a smash when it returns to our screens on September 13th, but incase you’re too excited to wait, here’s some spicy spoilers of what to expect from a new year with your old favorites. If you prefer to remain spoiler free, then stop reading… NOW!

When Glee takes it’s new Thursday spot this September, Kate Hudson will grace our TV sets as Rachel’s hard-ass, take-no-prisoners, NYADA dance instructor. In an interview with TVGuide’s, William Keck, Lea Michele explained:

“Dance is not Rachel’s strong point, but as a freshman it’s a requirement class she has to take,” Michele says. “It will put Rachel in a very vulnerable place, stuck with a teacher who doesn’t make it easy for her.”

As for Rachel’s, (now ex) boyfriend, Finn, it looks like he really is heading off to Army boot camp, and Cory Monteith is working hard this summer to stay in shape for the role. He tells Keck:

“Finn would have to be in very good shape and get incredibly fit, meaning I would have to be incredibly fit,” says the actor. “I’m doing extra stuff this summer — CrossFit and fewer Snickers bars.”

And as for Kurt, he WILL make it to New York, however, not as a student in the performing arts. Chris Colfer shared that his character will find himself in an establishment, under the management of one familiar New York face, Sarah Jessica Parker. It’s rumored that Parker’s character will be giving Rachel a complete makeover, which suggests Kurt may find himself at home in the fashion industry.

It’ll be curious to see how Rachel’s coping with her separation from Finn, when the show returns. Not to mention, what’s in store for the other Glee kids. Where would you like to see your favorite character end up?

Source: Keck’s Exclusives: New Glee Season Secrets!

Have a Question for Abraham Lim or Dani Shay?

Posted by Mary on Jun-06-2012 under GleeFan.com Exclusives, Interviews

Photo Credit: Oxygen NetworksWe have another GleeFan.com Q&A, this time with some of the Glee Project Season 2 contestants!

You guys voted and chose Abraham Lim and Dani Shay as your ideal Glee Project interviewees and they have both kindly agreed to do a Q&A in the same format as the others we have done with other Glee cast members. Once all the questions are submitted, I’ll be sending the best ones to Abraham and Dani, so please have your questions in by 11:59pm EST on Wednesday, June 13th.

You may either leave your questions here as a comment or Tweet them to me @GleekMaryP. Remember to include your first name and optionally your last initial, as well as where you are from. If you would like, you can also include your age. For example, if I were to ask a question, at the end I would say, “Mary P. (20, Chicago, IL).”
Photo Credit: Oxygen Networks
Also, please make sure to write whether or not your question is towards Abraham, Dani or both of them! Finally, please use your real email address if you are leaving a comment, because I will be sending out a reminder email to the people whose questions were selected.

We’re looking for a good mix of serious and silly questions, but definitely feel free to ask them about their time onThe Glee Project, their work outside of the show and fun facts about themselves!

Good luck, and I can’t wait to read through all your questions!

Three New Season Regulars Coming in the Fall

Posted by Mary on Jun-06-2012 under Cast & Crew, Glee Episode Spoilers, Mark Salling, News

As we painstakingly wait for Season 4 to come around, Glee has already started hinting at what next season entails including a big reveal from TV Line’s Michael Aussielo. Last night he tweeted that Glee will add three new season regulars, one being Puck’s younger brother. Does anyone remember him mentioning having a younger sister? Yes? Okay, let’s just forget about that mishap.

Michael aslo revealed that aside from Puck’s gutair-playing brother, “the fall lineup will include a high school girl and a college-age feller. Oh, and — shocking! — they will all be as easy on the ears as they will be on the eyes.”

Do you think the fresh meat could be current Glee Project contenders? There’s a few who play guitar!

What are your thoughts on this announcement? Sound off in the comments!

Source: Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on True Blood, Bones, Vamp Diaries, Glee, Once Upon a Time & More

GleeFan Exclusive: Chris Colfer Q&A on Land of Stories, Struck by Lightning, Glee and more!

Posted by Rob on Jun-02-2012 under Chris Colfer, GleeFan.com Exclusives, Interviews, News

Chris ColferThanks to the thousands of questions you guys submitted, here is another exclusive Q&A with Chris Colfer! Chris talks a bit about his upcoming book The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell, his new film Struck By Lightning, and a whole lot more. Enjoy!
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Q: “Who are you more likely to be pals with in real life–Carson or Kurt?” – Tasha V. (17, Philippines)
A: I’m not sure I would be friends with either. We’re all such different species I’m not sure what we would talk about. Fashion? Journalism? History? You can only talk about ambition for so long at lunch. I can see it now:

CHRIS: Did you know French support for the American Revolution partly caused the French Revolution?
CARSON: Did you know I really don’t give a s***?
KURT: I wish Blaine was here.
CHRIS: Check, please!

Q: “How did your sister react to you being slimed at the TCA show?” – Thea L. (Bloomingdale, IL)
A: My little sister is almost more protective of me than I am of her. She’s my part-time body guard. So I think she was a little freaked out at first because she wanted to make sure I wasn’t hurt. When I did “Shirley Todd” in high school, during the part I was pushed into an oven as “Mr. Lovett”, she almost ran up on the stage and tackled Shirley. My mom had to hold her back.

Q: “Did you ever write fanfiction when you were younger?” – Lauren C. (17, Cerritos, CA)
A: Can’t say I did. I was always greatly influenced and inspired by things but I never wanted to “add” to pre-existing works; I liked creating my own characters and worlds. Same reasoning behind why I’ve never wanted to write for Glee. Although the Land of Stories is kind of like the ultimate fan fiction for me since most of the characters are borrowed from Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm.

Q: “What is your writing process like? Do you write outlines, character sheets, etc.?” – Becky Z. (McAllen, TX)
A: It just depends, every storm hits me differently. I tend to see everything in trailers, like a bunch of mental clips of people and places and situations that I then tie all together to create a story. I usually do a character and story outline and keep a notepad of good lines as they come to me. I used to draw a lot as a kid since I was too young to write anything.

Q: “Do you have any favourite authors or books that had a big impact on your life, either as a child or an adult?” – Maria V. (23, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
A: It’s cliché, but honestly, the book/series that had the most profound effect on me was Harry Potter. I feel like I grew up with those characters (I was the same age as Harry, Ron, and Hermione as I read them). They were really who and what I needed during those times, who and what we ALL needed. Some of my happiest memories are going to those mid-night release parties. In many ways I think JK Rowling gave our generation a childhood.

Q: “Have you met J.K Rowling? If you did, what happened?” – Angela W.
A: Yes! I met her at the White House on Easter 2010 and was more excited to meet her than to meet the President. Through the shaking and stuttering, I managed to say hello and just thanked her, telling her I really needed her books at the time I read them. She was super sweet and couldn’t have been nicer. I felt like a total idiot though, we were performing in costume and I was in Kurt’s tightest pair of skinny jeans. Typical.

Q: “Two things that should never be combined?” – Larissa S. (São Paulo, Brazil)
A: Milk and sushi.

Q: “What was the worst nightmare that you ever had?” – Fernanda M. (16, Brazil)
A: I’m afraid to even mention it! It messed me up for weeks. Seriously, it was so simple but so morbid I’m cautious to even put the mental image in someone else’s head. I woke up completely petrified, just laid in my bed shaking for at least an hour. All I’ll say it that I was somewhere and saw something slowly coming down the hall toward me, nothing monster or killer-esque, something much worse. But that’s all I’ll say. There’s definitely a downside to having a good imagination.

Q: “What was the funnest thing to film in your new movie?” – Angie (17, Casa Grande, AZ)
A: Probably the homecoming scene. It’s not every day you get to dress up as school supplies and pull Rebel Wilson across a football field…at least at work.

Q: “Who were your biggest supporters during the writing process for Struck By Lightning? Or who was your biggest fan of the script?” – Maddie F. (13, Ohio)
A: I’m gonna have to give this one to my grandmothers, real and fake. My real grandma was always my cheerleader as I was getting it made. I would come home feeling disheartened (it’s hard getting a movie made) and call her and she’d always give me a peep talk. And Polly Bergen has sung praise of the movie since we sent her the script. I love that lady so much, she’s such a legend. I consider working/knowing her to be one of the greatest gifts I could ever get being in this business.

Q: “What drew you to casting Allison Janney in ‘Struck by Lightning’ and how was it working with her?” – Keely M. (21, Washington, DC)
A: From the minute I wrote “SHERYL” in the first draft of SBL, Allison was and has always been the only actress in my head. I can’t even explain it. Working with her physically may have been the most surreal part of the experience because I had been working with her mentally for so long. And boy did we have fun! Love her!

Q: “If you could actually be any fictional character for a day, who would you be?” – Avery F. (19, New Orleans, LA)
A: That’s a tough one. Anyone magic, who lives in an enchanted castle overlooking the ocean with lots of gardens, and spends weekends being a super hero. Whoever that is please sign me up! Also, must have access to a sushi restaurant that delivers late. And a THEME PARK! Must have a theme park.

Q: “When you’re not writing amazing movies like SBL or books like LOS, what do you do in your spare time or on your days off? Do you prefer a night in or a night out? – Melanie A. (41, Portland, OR)
A: That is how I spend my days off, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. I’ve never been the type of person who allows myself to do nothing or turn “off”. I can’t stand sitting still. In the past I’ve literally scheduled days to do absolutely nothing, but two hours into that I get bored and am on my computer doing something.

Q: “If you could travel back in time and have the possibility to spend a day with your thirteen-year-old self, how would you spend the day and what would you tell him?” – Ana M. (Slovenia)
A: I don’t know if I could tell him everything in a day…

Get off MySpace and do your homework!
Hormones are not your fault.
There will be life after the final Harry Potter book, I promise!
Don’t raise tadpoles.
Your orange shirt does not fit.
Be thirteen!
That’s not Mary Alice’s real son.
Exercise!
And I’d give him the best advice I could give anyone now: Don’t be sad, just do something.

Q: “If you could create your own national holiday about absolutely anything, what would it be called?” – Nora R. (15, Los Angeles, CA)
A: What about National Fiction Appreciation Day? We need a day when everyone stops what they’re doing and celebrates imagination and creativity. Or National Performing Arts Day? Does that exist?

Q: “What’s your favorite historical period or historical figure?” – Emma M. (20, Syracuse, NY)
A: I’ve always been drawn to the Elizabethan golden age and the French Revolution. Queen Elizabeth I didn’t take crap from anyone and apparently Marie Antoinette threw fantastic parties. I’m seriously the happiest when I’m watching a historical documentary. There’s something about the past I find so fascinating, but I can’t put my finger on it.

Q: “Now that you’ve achieved both, do you have a preference for novel writing or screenplay writing?” – Morgan F. (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)
A: It just depends on the story. In my opinion, screenwriting is much easier but novel writing is much more fulfilling. When you write a book it’s just you telling the story. You have to supply your audience with 100% of the story. There’s no director or actors helping you along the way.

Q: “Most embarrassing moment on the red carpet?” – Jenny N. (16, Liverpool, England)
A: Yelling in Helena Bonham Carter’s face. Yeah, it happened, and now I must learn to accept it. Every red carpet is an embarrassing moment for me, my voice shoots five octaves higher than usual and I have a permanent “deer in headlights” expression. But I’m getting better at it!

Q: “Are there many things which changed since you got really famous with Glee? Are you often recognized in the streets?” – Chiara (16, Germany)
A: I get recognized pretty much everywhere I go now. I love meeting people and hearing stories, but I would be lying if I said it wasn’t annoying that people’s first instinct when they see me is to grab their camera. I get why Bigfoot stays home.

Q: “What was your favorite bed-time story?” – Fatema A. (20, Dubai, UAE)
A: All the fairy tales, but I really loved Sleeping Beauty and Puss in Boots for some reason. I can still remember those illustrations. They’re really elaborate stories. Every fairy tale always left me wanting more, which was probably why I was so inspired to create the Land of Stories.

Q: “Is The Little Leftover Witch still in pre-production? How involved are you in the process?” – Katrina N.
A: I think Disney ultimately decided they didn’t want to do another “magic” based show so soon after Wizards of Waverly Place. But it’s still on their radar and they still have all my pilot adaptions in case they want to bring it back in the future.

Q: “What is the most important lesson Glee has taught you?” – Andrea C. (18, Mexico)
A: Being a part of something special doesn’t necessarily make you special; finding the bliss in everything you do does.

Q: “If you made a horcrux, what would it be?” – Alexia DL (17, Belgium)
A: I would have to pick several. (Voldemort got to!) A copy of the Land of Stories, a DVD of Struck By Lightning, my sai swords, my birthday book from fans, my stuffed lamb that went “missing” when I was twelve, and all the notebooks I keep lying around.

Q: “In the episode On My Way, one of the judges is a vampire, and Kurt acts afraid of him. Was that something outlined in the script, or was it something you came up with yourself? If you came up with it on your own, what’s the story behind it?” – Erin M. (20, West Jordan, UT)
A: It was just something I came up with in the moment. I figured EVERYONE couldn’t be a fan of vampires. I’m always doing things to entertain myself, glad someone noticed!

Q: “What would be the title of your autobiography?” Jon D. (Ann Arbor, MI)
A: Chris Colfer: A Collection of Awkward Experiences

Q: “If you could witness three events in history, which would you choose?” – Alice (14, England)
A: Atlantis…the Spanish Armada…and the Moon landing. Those would be neat things to see. I’m sure I’m forgetting others. A real Shakespearian play perhaps? The sinking of the Titanic. (Morbid I know, but you would too.) Who put the statues on Easter Island?

Q: “If it weren’t for your fear of needles, what would you get a tattoo of?” – Jussy A. (San Francisco, CA)
A: I’ve always wanted to get my sai swords somewhere, but the fear of needles and sagging in the future outweighs the want. I have a packet of fake ones that I slap on whenever I’m in a feisty mood.

Q: “If you were to write an epitaph for your future tombstone, what would it be?” – Daniel (South Korea)
A: A thousand stories he told,
Aged, but was never old.
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Thanks to Chris for taking the time to answer our questions! And readers, if you want to share parts of this Q&A online, please remember to include a link back to this page so your friends can read the entire Q&A. Thanks!

Dianna Agron On The View & Good Day New York

Posted by Laura on Apr-09-2012 under Dianna Agron, Interviews, Videos

Check out Dianna Agron making the talk show rounds, chatting about Glee, Quinn’s accident, and Time Tebow rumors on The View and Good Day New York on April 9th.

Dianna Agron: MyFoxNY.com

Glee Renewed For Fourth Season

Posted by Laura on Apr-09-2012 under Cast & Crew, Random

Get excited, Gleeks! It’s official, Fox has renewed Glee for a fourth season.

“GLEE has continued its success as a genre-defying, global cultural phenomenon,” said Fox president Kevin Reilly.

Lea Michele has previously mentioned that season four will be revolutionary television. Any guesses as to what could be in store for us this fall?

Source: Breaking: Fox Renews Glee, New Girl and Raising Hope

Full Performance of “Somebody That I Used to Know”

Airing during the spring premiere on April 10, Glee will cover the indie smash hit by Gotye, “Somebody That I Used to Know.” The infectious single from Belgium-Australian singer-songwriter will be covered by Blaine and his brother, played by Matt Bomer. The song has been transformed from a heartbreak-ridden duet to an ode to a classic sibling rivalry between the two brothers.

Check out the full video below, courtesy of FOX!