A Glee Docuseries Will Discover the Present’s Difficult Legacy

A brand new sequence will quickly return to the halls of William McKinley Excessive College — although issues will look a bit completely different this time round. A forthcoming docuseries from Discovery+ and Ample Leisure will discover the varied tragedies and controversies which have plagued Ryan Murphy’s smash hit “Glee,” each whereas it aired from 2009 to 2015 and within the years since.

By means of the years, the “Glee” forged have encountered misfortune after misfortune. In 2013, whereas the present was nonetheless airing, Cory Monteith — who performed lovable jock Finn Hudson, and who was additionally Lea Michele’s on- and off-screen boyfriend — died of an unintentional heroin overdose. Then Mark Salling, who performed Noah “Puck” Puckerman, was arrested in 2015 for possessing pictures of kid pornography and died from an obvious suicide three years later.

In 2020, Naya Rivera, who portrayed Santana Lopez, died in a boating accident, forsaking a 4-year-old son. That very same yr, Lea Michele, who led the present as Rachel Berry and is at the moment starring in “Humorous Woman” on Broadway, was accused of bullying on the “Glee” set by costars Samantha Marie Ware, Heather Morris, and extra.

Not all the “Glee” forged members have met tragic or controversial fates. Darren Criss, who performed Blaine, received an Emmy in 2018 for his work in “The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”; Kevin McHale, who performed Artie, was a finalist on the second season of “RuPaul’s Secret Movie star Drag Race”; and Chord Overstreet, who performed Sam, will star alongside Lindsay Lohan in Netflix’s vacation function “Falling for Christmas.” In the meantime, Chris Colfer, who performed Kurt, is now a profitable kids’s guide writer — however apparently he nonetheless struggles to even be round sure members of the “Glee” forged. In an Oct. 11 interview, Colfer mentioned he would not be seeing Michele in “Humorous Woman” as a result of, in his phrases, “I might be triggered at house.”

Per Deadline, the forthcoming “Glee” docuseries will are available in three components, that includes interviews with forged and crew members in addition to their household and associates. A rep from Discovery+ didn’t instantly reply to hollywoodnewsflash.us’s request for remark.

The function, which doesn’t but have a title or launch date, is the newest providing from Discovery+ and true-crime firm ID, which can be behind the lately launched Armie Hammer exposé, “The Home of Hammer.”

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