More news regarding Glee’s special 100th episode celebrations has been revealed and we now know that Gwyneth Paltrow will appear.
Thus far, we know that the 100th episode special will be split up into two episodes in March and several cast members will star.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hwyneth Paltrow is in talks to appear as Holly Holliday who appeared as a substitute teacher.
The 100th episode will see the demise of the Glee club in Lima as Sue Sylvester (played by Jane Lynch) is successful in bringing the New Directions down. Heather Morris (Brittany), Harry Shum Jr. (Mike), Mark Salling (Puck), Amber Riley (Mercedes), Dianna Agron (Quinn) and Kristin Chenoweth (April) will also star during the two-part special as the Glee club is waved goodbye to.
Following on from that, we will see a few consecutive episodes that are based in New York City and focusing more on Rachel (Lea Michele), Blaine (Darren Criss) who recently went over to look for colleges, Kurt (Chris Colfer), Sam (Chord Overstreet) who is hoping to kick start a modeling career and Mercedes (Amber Riley).
Unfortunately, we don’t know how the rest of season five will pan out quite yet, and according to sources, Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan are still working out how the season will continue. We of course don’t really know much about season six either.
The 100th episode will feature 10 remixes of songs that have been performed on the show in the past. Recently, fans of the show were given the chance to vote for their top 10 performances from the past five seasons, which will be re-performed.
Meanwhile, Ryan Murphy recently revealed in an interview that he always knew how the series would come to an end, prior to the untimely passing of Corey Monteith last year.
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Ryan Murphy revealed that Finn (Monteith) would settle down in Ohio as a teacher and Rachel (Michele) would be by his side working as a popular Broadway star.
He said: “The ending of Glee is something I have never shared with anyone, but I always knew it. I’ve always relied on it as a source of comfort, a North Star.
“At the end of season six, Lea’s Rachel was going to have become a big Broadway star, the role she was born to play. Finn was going to have become a teacher, settled down happily in Ohio, at peace with his choice and no longer feeling like a Lima loser.
“The very last line of dialogue was going to be this: Rachel comes back to Ohio, fulfilled and yet not, and walks into Finn’s glee club. “What are you doing?” he would ask. “I’m home,” she would reply. Fade out. The end”.