Book of Mormon actor Andrew Rannells has landed the lead role in Ryan Murphy's NBC comedy project, Deadline reports.
The single-camera comedy, which is still in development at the network, comes from...
Yes, graduation is approaching at McKinley High, and yes, Glee fans are freaking out. Can the show survive without stars like Lea Michele and Chris Colfer? Do the actors already know which of their characters are seniors? (They're about to!) Executive producer Ryan Murphy says he has, in fact, talked to most of the cast about life after Glee. Eeeek!
Exclusive: Glee boss Ryan Murphy reveals Sue Sylvester's new Season 3 nemesis
But it's just one of several things on Murphy's mind. The Glee boss also spoke to TVGuide.com about the mixed reaction to Season 2 -- and the show's new mantra -- why he's cutting guest stars, how Santana's story will differ from Kurt's, and juggling two shows next season.
This summer, Oxygen will premiere The Glee Project, a reality series in which 40,000 would-be Gleeks compete for a guest-role on Fox's hit musical comedy.
Glee casting director Robert Ulrich saw more than 40,000 auditions, which included everyone from working professionals to teens who had never performed before. "It's given so many kids an opportunity they would never have had in a normal situation," he said Thursday at the Television Critics Association's winter previews. "I had kids sing in front of me who had never sung in front of anyone in their lives.