Singer-actress and “Glee” cast member Lea Michele will be a guest star on “Sons of Anarchy” It is the latest casting news announced before the seventh and final season of the long-running series in September 2014. Read on to find more about the news on Lea Michele’s role, as well as other updates on “Sons of Anarchy.”
According to The Hollywood Reporter (THR), Lea Michele will join as a one-time guest star in the FX series. It was announced by the “Glee” star on her official Twitter account. She also thanked “Sons of Anarchy” creator Kurt Sutter and director Paris Barclay, who was a frequent collaborator on both “Sons of Anarchy” and “Glee.”
— Lea Michele (@LeaMichele) July 28, 2014
Sutter previously foreshadowed the latest casting update with a cryptic tweet. His post entailed that there will be a “fun” guest star on the upcoming “Sons of Anarchy” return.
Fun guest star announcement today at #ComicCon
— kurt sutter (@sutterink) July 27, 2014
It was also pointed out the news would be revealed during the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC), but there was no announcement about it.
Michele will be seen in the upcoming “Sons of Anarchy” Season 7 Episode 6, which will air on Oct. 14, 2014. She will take on the role of Gertie, a character who will connect with Gemma (Katey Sagal). Gertie is a single mother who works as a waitress at a truck-stop.
The 27-year-old singer-actress came into the spotlight as Rachel Berry in “Glee.” Her breakthrough role got her in several Hollywood films including the star-studded “New Year’s Eve” in 2009. She will return to “Glee” for the sixth and last season of the multi-awarded FOX series.
It seems that “Sons of Anarchy” has kept on surprising their fans with some of the unexpected and binge-worthy casting news. Michele will also be the third musical act who will join the series for their last season appearance.
Aside from Michele, other musically inclined guest stars are goth singer Marilyn Manson and Hole vocalist Courtney Love. Manson will play as the supremacist prisoner named Ron Tully, while Love will take on the role of a preschool teacher. Both the characters of Manson and Love will be connected to Jax (Charlie Hunnam) and his family. Former cast member Walter Goggins (“Justified”) will also return in Season 7 to play his highly praised role as the transvestite Venus Van Damme.
And that’s it for the latest scoop on “Sons of Anarchy.” Lea Michele of “Glee” will play the role of Gertie in an episode of the FX series. Follow Movie News Guide (MNG) as we keep you posted with updates and weekly recaps and spoilers of “Sons of Anarchy.”
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