Glee Season 5 – Complete Cast List

Cast members returning to Glee Season 5, according to E News Sources

Returning as season regulars:

Lea Michele (Rachel)
Cory Monteith (Finn)
Chris Colfer (Kurt)
Naya Rivera (Santana)
Kevin McHale (Artie)
Jane Lynch (Sue)
Matthew Morrison (Mr. Shue)
Chord Overstreet (Sam)
Darren Criss (Blaine)
Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina)

Promoted to season regular from recurring status as previously reported are Melissa Benoist (Marley), Jacob Artist (Jake), Becca Tobin (Kitty), Blake Jenner (Ryder) and Alex Newell (Unique).

NOT returning to Glee as series regulars, as previously reported are Amber Riley (Mercedes) ,Harry Shum Jr. (Mike), Mark Salling (Puck) and Heather Morris (Brittany). They, along with Dianna Agron (Quinn) who wasn’t a series regular last season, will guest star on the show occasionally.  Jayma Mays (Emma) has landed a role on the CBS show, The Millers. She’ll return, but has only been cleared for a couple of episodes so far. Dot Marie Jones (Coach Beiste) will also return on a recurring basis.

Via E News

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