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Gleeks, get ready to welcome Adam Lambert! The American Idol alum — who is so much more than just that nowadays, laying down a track on Avicii’s new album and headlining the iHeart Radio festival with Queen — joins the cast of Glee in season five, and he’s about to throw down with your boy Kurt!
Lambert will appear in multiple episodes (starting Thursday) as a Jersey performer named Elliott “Starchild” Gilbert, who initially clashes with Chris Colfer’s character during auditions for a Madonna cover band. “He’s a singer and he’s looking for any way to break into the business, »
- Marc Snetiker
Glee season 5 bringing on American Idol's Adam Lambert to play new mystery guy. According to a new report from TV Line, Glee creator, Ryan Murphy, recently hit up his Twitter account to reveal that they are indeed ,bringing on American Idol 2009 runner-up/music star, Adam Lambert, to get in on the action. No specific details have been revealed about his role,yet, but we do know he'll participate in some musical numbers with the recently cast Demi Lovato. The big news was revealed last Wednesday when Ryan tweeted: "I am thrilled to announce that the super talented Adam Lambert is joining the cast of Glee this fall." Since American Idol, Adam has appeared in several theatrical productions, including the musicals Wicked and The Ten Commandments: The Musical. He also performed in a Pretty Little Liars‘ 2012 Halloween episode. Season 5 debuts on Thursday night,September 26th, 2013 on Fox. »
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His most recent album, Trespassing, led by his single "Better Than I Know Myself," has peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and in Canada as well.
While the 31-year-old has little television acting to his name, he has a background in stage acting and had a small role in the 2006 musical film The Ten Commandments: The Musical.
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Glee's Season 5 is slated to premiere September 19 on Fox. »
This fall, Adam Lambert will take his career in New Directions.
Ryan Murphy (@MrRPMurphy) July 11, 2013
No details yet on who Lambert will play or where (Lima, New York, someplace else?) his scenes will take place.
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This news comes on almost exactly the four-year anniversary of the very first Lambert/Glee rumor, »
- Kimberly Roots
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