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Darren Criss: GLEE's Newest Star!

Darren Criss: GLEE's Newest Star!

Darren Criss has been cast in Glee!

The actor-singer-songwriter, who played Matt Dallas‘ bro on Eastwick, will play the character of Blaine — a cute and charismatic gay student from a rival glee club named the Dalton Academy Warblers.

Blaine will probably play a love interest/boyfriend for Kurt (Chris Colfer). Interesting casting!

DO YOU THINK Chris Colfer and Darren Criss would make a cute couple?

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  • dumb

    good cast

  • Arya

    OMG ! Gay Darren on glee ?! I don’t know if they would make a cute couple but I sure know that Darren’s awesome !! Go Darren !

  • http://@seeker1ra joe

    no I want 2 see chord overstreet

  • Melissa

    I don’t so much love the idea of him and Chris Colfer, but I’m thrilled that he’s going to be on Glee!

  • Heather

    Anything with Darren Criss is just…. TOO AMAZING <3 And actually, yeah. I think they’d make a very cute couple!

  • CNXY

    You just made me the happiest girl on earth with this news. He’s super talented. Now I’m so excited, I can’t sleep.

  • melz

    A very potter musical/sequel’s harry freakin potter. YESSSSSS!!!!

  • Mitch

    I thought his name would be blair….

  • Elizabeth

    Okay, they seriously need to get married in real life…so Chris Colfer could change his name to Chris Chriss.

  • starkidftw

    yes! fangirl prayers have been answered! congrats darren! this is so awesome.

  • Lisa Ramero

    It’s harry freaking potter for A Very Potter Musical! SO excited!

  • Holly

    Darren is amazing, he is a super nice guy and an azming actor/ singer/ songwriter! he is Perfect for glee! I LOVE YOU DARREN!

  • Carly

    I AM SOO HAPPY!!!!!!!!! This is the best decision ever!!!!!! DARREN FREAKING CRISS IS GOING TO BE ON GLEE!!!!!!!!!!!

  • lapi

    great!! its gonna be amazing see him in glee!!

  • Aziza

    woot! That is great news. Darren totally deserves it! Represent the gays!

  • brenda

    What a beautiful eyes!!…he is cute but I don’t like the hair too much

  • Meaghan

    Yes! Super happy. Not a big Glee fan, but this’ll put Darren on the map WAY more than Eastwick could have.

  • Tierney


  • Desiree

    YES!!! Darren so deserves this! It’ll be interesting to see him with Chris Colfer, can’t wait to see this!

  • Katherine

    @Tierney: tierney you are everywhere hahaha!!

  • Ana

    nope, they dont make a cute couple cause he´s MINE!!!
    I love him and Im so happy for him!

  • Charlotte

    DARREN!!!!!!! YAY!! he so deserves this, he is so talented.

  • Noel Potter

    You cannot imagine the prolonged intensity of the happy dance I just performed.
    Can I just say OH my FREAKING wizard GOD, what a BOSS win?!?!
    This is fantastic! And goes to show how much consideration Ryan Murphy and the producers put into the fans’ opinion. It’s fantastic! :D

    Now that I think about it, Darren and Chris would actually look pretty cute together. I personally think this will work out VERY well.

    Now to go tell everyone I know…

  • hogwarts13

    It’s Harry Frickin’ Potter!!!!

  • reba

    is it just me, or do these cast members look nothing like teenagers? “Glee’ isn’t guilty alone – Vampire Diaries, 90210, etc.

  • ajh


  • Katelyn

    He actually just cut it.
    Lol, so you’re in luck.

  • Wow

    NO! Sam has to be kurts bf! plus Ry Murph already said Kurts bf wasnt gonna be openly gay

  • Neena

    I think I just died a little inside. I LITERALLY SCREAM WHEN I HEARD THIS!!! I. CAN. NOT. BELIEVE. IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!SO FLIPIN HAPPY!!!!!

  • B

    Me thinks, with Darren on Glee, their ratings and are gonna go THROUGH THE ROOF. I personally, cannot freaking wait. Love Glee, love AVPM/S, love Darren’s music, love the casting!

  • kj

    glee should be up for an award for how many guest stars and new cast members come on the show but then it probably wouldn’t be fair to everyone else!!

  • hayley

    i lovelovelove the casting, because darren is amazing and always has been- but as for darren & chris? it prob won’t work out since darren’s straight, but hey: blaine and kurt would be supercute =]

  • carriewhite410

    There are going to be thousands of females who die a little inside at their jealousy…..

  • bob

    they never confirmed that darren will be playing Kurt’s boyfriend……….

  • Carly

    @reba: I don’t think you understand DARREN CRISS IS GOING TO BE ON GLEE!!!! who cares how old he looks!!!!!!! IT DARREN CRISS

  • iamtheonewhoistotalyawsome

    i gotta start watching glee

  • mae c.

    oh really? nice :D

  • Ginny

    Wowee! Harry Potter!

  • bette

    If he´ll play Kurts new boyfriend, I wonder where Sam (Chord) will end up? Maybe a new boyfriend for Rachel, Quinn, Santana or Sunshine. Maybe they will create a new love triangle for Rachel, Sam and Sunshine. Maybe Sam, Rachel and Finn. Maybe a love triangle for Artie, Sunshine and Sam. Or maybe a love triangle for Puck, Santana, and Sam or maybe Brittany, Sam and Santana. Maybe just Sam and Quinn. OK stop.. That´s a lot of maybe´s…

  • celia

    HOLY MACKERAL!! What a great casting! I need to start watching Glee, because now they’ve got Harry ‘freakin’ Potter on their show!!!

  • Zoe

    Best casting ever! OMGOMGOMG! I hoped this would happen but I never thought it actually would. I am going to spontaniously combust from happiness when his character and Kurt are even in, like, the same shot. Casting guys over at Glee…you have made the best decision of your careers. You will not regret it XD

  • Alyzzaaa

    that’s TOTALLY AWESOME!!!!! :D

  • ChocolateMantle

    I don’t really like glee and all but DAMN!~ If he’s Kurt’s love interest i’m gonna have to start watching it… :P

  • maica

    ugh… i want SAM to be Kurt’s BF… I mean come on a gay wuarterback is like WIN!!!!! Chord Overstreet!!!!

  • maica

    ugh… i want SAM to be Kurt’s BF… I mean come on a gay quarterback is like WIN!!!!! Chord Overstreet!!!!

  • Rumbleroar

    Eeeep! Darren!!!

  • Erica Reyes

    OMG! I’m so excited that Darren’s going to be on Glee! He’s really an amazing musician and so talented in general. He deserves this!

  • http://xkirstynhippe Kirstyn Hippe

    Wow, I am SO happy that Darren has joined the cast. If any of you haven’t seen it, I’d recommend watching “A Very Potter Musical” and “A Very Potter Sequel” (which he wrote all the music for)… even if you aren’t a Potter fan, you’ll PEE yourself laughing. I guarantee it. Oh, also, he has an EP out called “Human” that’s AMAZING. The songs on it are my favorites at the moment : )

    Oh, you can also find him here:

    And here’s where you can find AVPM and AVPS:

    Like I said, Darren is AMAZING and you should definitely check out his stuff : ) He’s definitely my favorite artist at the moment. You could say I have an obsession. But he deserves this, and I am so happy for him.

  • http://none gleek

    it’s harry freaking potter! DUDE, THIS IS GONNA BE TOTALLY AWESOME!

  • abbey

    I really want Chord Overstreet to play Chris Colfer’s boyfriend. Not that this guy isn’t cute. It’s just that chris and chord are why cuter together. I hope that chris character Kurt will end up with Chord’s character Sam. Not this guy can’t be with him. I know that Ryan said that Chord won’t be Chris’s boyfriend. But, I think that he is trying to throw us off.