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'Glee' Delays Production, Premiere Date After Cory Monteith's Death

'Glee' Delays Production, Premiere Date After Cory Monteith's Death

Due to Cory Monteith‘s recent tragic passing, his hit show Glee has decided to delay production on season 5 to early August.

The show was originally scheduled to start production this week before news of the 31-year-old actor’s shocking death became widespread.

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The fifth season of Glee is now set to premiere on Thursday, Sept. 26, instead of the original premiere date for September 19.

It was recently announced that Glee was casting a “cute and quirky twenty-something named Jenny, who will be a major recurring guest star and will first appear in episode two, while the other is a new African-American student at McKinley High School” after hearing about Cory‘s death, according to E!.

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