Glee Season Four Scoop: Kate Hudson to Play...

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It won't take long for Kate Hudson to make an impact on Glee Season 4.

According to Lea Michele, who spoke to William Keck of TV Guide Magazine at the 11th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball last week, the movie star will premiere on the September 13 premiere as a New York Academy of the Dramatic Arts dance instructor.

What will that mean for Michele's Rachel Berry?

Goodbye, Ohio

"Dance is not Rachel's strong point, but as a freshman it's a requirement class she has to take," Michele teases. "It will put Rachel in a very vulnerable place, stuck with a teacher who doesn't make it easy for her."

Kurt, meanwhile, will end up in New York City after all… but not as a NYADA student at first.

Instead, he will be involved with Sarah Jessica Parker, Chris Colfer revealed, who comes on board as the character's "manager of sorts," according to the actor, "but not in a performance sense."

In other recently Glee news, American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez is nearing a deal to appear on multiple episode in late 2012 or early 2013.

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@SteveO - I do believe it was ballet though. Many dance disciplines stray very far away from ballet so it isn't all too surprising that she'd need help still in be relatively bad at say, Jazz. Still though, if Kate Hudson's character must mentor her on ballet, then that's a different story. I'm not trying to defend RM though as I think he is VERY slack ;)


@Aquariuz me too love the speculation of SteveO. Rachel, She doesn't know the dancing but I like to see her as a mentor.


The lack of continuity on this show always amazes me. This Rachel-can't-dance plot is another crappy character history rewrite just to serve a guest star. RM really shouldn't bother with backstories if he's going to continually rewrite them. Next we'll probably find out that she's actually an adopted child from a whole other country. Sheesh!


@SteveO: Haha. I love your positivity. It's Glee after all.


Except, if you remember from Season 1 of Glee, Rachel has been in dance classes since she was like 2 months old and she took ballet in high school (remember "Total Eclipse of the Heart" song). Glee really needs to rewatch itself before planning future plots. Haha, oh well. "But, it's Glee!"

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