TVLine is reporting the news that Demi Lovato will be joining the cast of Glee. She’ll be joining in season 5 for a major arc that will consist of at least 6 episodes. She’ll be playing Dani, a struggling musician who befriends Santana and Rachel. She’ll be interacting with Adam Lambert‘s character as well.
Actress-singer and X Factor judge Demi Lovato is nearing a deal to join the Fox musical dramedy’s upcoming fifth season for a significant arc, TVLine has learned exclusively.
According to sources, Lovato (who turns 21 on Tuesday) will play Dani, a NYC-based struggling artist friend of Rachel and Santana’s. She will also interact frequently with Adam Lambert’s incoming character, and the pair will have several musical numbers together.
Lovato’s deal calls for her to appear in at least six episodes, beginning with the second part of the show’s Beatles’ tribute, airing Oct. 3. (Glee will work around Lovato’s X Factor schedule.)