Darren Criss has reportedly been bumped up to a series regular on Glee.
Darren Criss has reportedly been bumped up to a series regular on Glee. Criss had signed up for guest appearances in the smash hit Fox series but is now reportedly being made a series regular. Criss cover of Katy Perry’s ‘Teenage Dream’ has been something of a hit according to reports with over 55,000 copies sold on its first day of release alone. The success of the cover has prompted rumours that Criss will be made a series regular in Glee.
“I think there’s a hunger for him and a positive relationship role model. He’ll definitely continue through the year and longer.” – Ryan Murphy on Entertainment Weekly
According to Entertainment Weekly Glee’s creator Ryan Murphy has confirmed plans to make Criss a regular on the second series – and possibly even Glee’s third season as we well. According to EW no formal deal has yet been signed but it looks set to happen. Murphy also revealed to Entertainment Weekly he had yet to decide whether or not to make Criss’ character Blaine the boyfriend of Kurt (Chris Colfer).
“That I have not decided. We’re writing it. I want to see what people’s reaction to that is. Part of me thinks he should be the boyfriend, part of me thinks he should just be the mentor. I didn’t want to decide that until we got into sort of the middle of the season. We’re figuring it out now.” – – Ryan Murphy on Entertainment Weekly
Glee continues to attract strong ratings to Fox and win rave reviews.