Glee Casting Scoop: Skylar Astin to Take on New Directions

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Glee has booked a perfect guest star.

A Pitch Perfect guest star, to be exact, as Darren cross confirmed via the following Instagram photo yesterday that Skylar Astin will appear on at least one installment of Glee Season 5.

Skylar Astin on Glee Set

The actor - who previously worked with Lea Michele on Broadway's Spring Awakening - will guest star on a March episode as Jean-Baptiste, the lead singer of Throat Explosion, a group that will take on New Directions at Nationals.

Astin becomes the fourth Spring Awakening alum to stop by the Fox series, as Jenna Ushkowitz, Jonathan Groff and Phoebe Strole all starred in the beloved musical at one point.

The comedy, meanwhile, is on hiatus - but you can watch Glee online now and catch up on anything you may have missed.

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From the twitter of Darren Cross:
@Darren_Cross
Hi. I'm a football journalist and Deputy Editor of MATCH Magazine.
I also write a weekly blog for EA Sports about FIFA. Views are my own.
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who's Darren cross?

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