Ryan Murphy is now saying that the reason he said Glee actors Chris Colfer, Lea Michele and Cory Monteith would not be back for Season 4 was because he was actively working on a New York-set spin-off for their characters.
Everything you knew about Glee's future is wrong: Producers clarify Ryan Murphy's comments
In an interview with Deadline posted Thursday, Murphy says the actors in fact were not only onboard with the idea of a spin-off, they were also "involved in the process for three to four months to the point where we were...
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Everything you thought you knew about Season 3 of Glee is probably wrong.
Glee's Darren Criss talks Broadway, Marti Noxon, "unicorn dust" and graduation
At Sunday's Comic-Con panel for the popular Fox show, executive producers Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan clarified — or more specifically, dispelled — recent news and headlines about the show's future. To review:
Glee boss Ryan Murphy said Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith's characters are graduating from William McKinley and that the actors would not be back for Season 4. Falchuk says: Not necessarily true!
Is Darren Criss, better known as lead Warbler Blaine on Glee, headed for Broadway? Does he know if Blaine is a senior, and thus headed for graduation? What does he think about creator Ryan Murphy's decision to graduate stars like Lea Michele and Chris Colfer off the show anyways?
TVGuide.com caught up with Criss on the eve of Glee's Sunday Comic-Con panel and attempted to get answers:
Idina Menzel is in final talks to return to Glee in Season 3, Deadline.com reports.
Menzel will reprise her role as Shelby Corcoran, the biological mother of Rachel Berry (Lea Michele). Her guest arc is slated for 10-12 episodes, according to the report.
"I'm really excited the that Idina is joining the family again," Glee co-creator Ryan Murphy said. "We missed her last year and we're happy that she is coming back."
It looks like Sue Sylvester has won after all.
Following Wednesday night's news that Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer would not return to Glee for Season 4, co-star Jane Lynch appeared in a phone interview on Access Hollywood Live and defended executive producer Ryan Murphy's decision, saying...
"Oh my God, I couldn't go on my Twitter [Wednesday] without getting severe anxiety," says Chris Colfer. That's when Ryan Murphy made it official that Colfer, along with Glee stars Lea Michele and Cory Monteith, would be exiting the show after the coming third season.
Glee: Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer not returning for Season 4
Colfer, who received his second Emmy nomination for playing Kurt Hummel on Thursday, says while the news wasn't unexpected, it was still shocking to hear it.
"I think it was something we all knew was coming, just because
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Time for Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer to start getting their cap and gowns ready.
After weeks of speculation about which characters will be graduating from McKinley High on Glee, co-creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy tells The Hollywood Reporter that the trio will depart after...
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
After the New York State Senate passed a law Friday night allowing same-sex marriages, Twitter exploded with an outpour of love and support from celebrities. Here are some of the best tweets:
"It PASSED! Marriage equality in NY!! Yes!! Progress!! Thank you everyone who worked so hard on this!! A historic night!" —Neil Patrick Harris
"I've already proposed, he said yes! Thank god!" —David Burtka, Neil Patrick Harris' partner
"I'm thrilled about the news from NY. Marriage equality! Every day we get a little closer. What an amazing feeling. —Ellen DeGeneres
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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.