Darren Criss Cast on Glee as...

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... Kurt's new boyfriend?!?

While producers remain tight-lipped over whether or not Chord Overstreet's Sam will end up as Kurt's boyfriend on season two of Glee, another contender has entered the picture: Darren Criss has been cast as Blaine, a gay member of a rival singing group named the Dalton Academy Warblers.

Criss, Darren

While Michael Ausiello reports the plan is to have Blaine maintain a strictly platonic friendship" with Kurt, the journalist acknowledges that Ryan Murphy won't confirm plans for this character.

Watch Criss perform below and then sound off on his casting in our Glee forum.

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