A Male Mercedes: Coming to Glee!

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Glee is casting for three new roles.

The show will actually be tapping unknown actors to fill these parts, as creator Ryan Murphy has told aspiring stars to post "your talent video showing us what you can do. All the roles will be chosen form the video audition process, which is exciting and unprecedented."

But what characters will hopefuls actually be trying out for? Murphy has provided the answers:

  1. A rival for Rachel.
  2. A gay jock that becomes a boyfriend for Kurt.
  3. As Murphy puts it: “A male Mercedes!”
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Murphy also describes the third role is "an R&B-singing teen," one that will seemingly start a romance with Mercedes.

When asked about this possibility by Entertainment Weekly, Murphy simply teased: "Perhaps."

In other words: Count on it!

Glee returns with new episodes on April 13. Relive some of your favorite songs from the series in our Glee music section until then.

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I am so happy for Mercedes and Kurt finally getting boyfriends of their own.

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You know, a great big fat person once stood on this stage and told a group of a dozen or so nerds in hideous disco outfits that glee, by its very definition, is about opening yourself up to joy. Now it's no secret that for a long time I thought that was a load of hooey. As far as I could see the glee club was nothing but a place where a bunch of cowardly losers go to sing their troubles away and delude themselves into thinking that they live in a world that cares one iota about their hopes and dreams, totally divorced from the harsh reality that in the real world there's not much more to hope for than disappointment, heartbreak, and failure. And you know what. I was exactly right. Thats exactly what glee club is. But I was wrong about the cowardly part. What I finally realized, now that I'm well into my late thirties, it takes a lot of bravery to look around you and see the world not as it is but as it should be. A world where the quarterback becomes best friends with the gay kid, and the girl with the big nose ends up on Broadway. Finding the courage to open up your heart and sing about it. That's what glee club is. And for the longest time I thought that was silly, and now I think it's just about the bravest thing that anyone could do.

Sue

[to Finn] You know, I don't really know what's going to happen between us, but I know that you used to be the guy that would make me feel like the most special girl in the whole world, and it doesn't feel that way anymore. Now it just feels sad and confusing. And the worst part is that it doesn't even feel that bad anymore.

Rachel