Glee‘s entire cast and crew was hit hard by Cory Monteith‘s sudden death, but now, Ryan Murphy and his creative team have the difficult task of crafting a highly anticipated memorial episode — one that provides appropriate closure for both Cory and his on-screen persona, Finn Hudson. “There were a lot of things that we had to decide,” Ryan tells HollywoodLife.com‘s sister site Deadline in a new interview. “How are we going to deal with his death?”
Lea Michele has just gone through the hardest weeks of her life, but less than three weeks after losing the love of her life, Cory Monteith, she is already beginning work on Glee. On August 1, Ryan Murphy revealed that Lea is doing really well. Read on for all the details.
Lea Michele, Ryan Murphy and the cast and crew of the hit show Glee gathered on July 25 to say goodbye to one of their own, Cory Monteith, who died unexpectedly at the age of 31. They shared “memories and music” as they remembered the life of the Canadian actor. Read on for all the details.
What makes Cory Monteith’s sudden death even more tragic is that as a victim of substance abuse, he so badly wanted to overcome his addiction. In a new interview, Glee co-creator, Ryan Murphy talked about that determination, which unfortunately wasn’t enough to keep Cory alive.
No words can describe how the cast and crew of Glee are feeling after the shocking death of Cory Monteith, but show creator, Ryan Murphy is at least trying to explain the immeasurable sadness. In a new interview about the decision to delay Glee’s filming and season premiere one week, Ryan primarily focused on Lea Michele, Cory’s girlfriend who has been absolutely crushed.
FOX recently announced that production on Glee would be pushed back until August after Cory Monteith’s sad and sudden death on July 13. Subsequently, the musical dramedy’s fifth season premiere would be pushed back one week, from Sept. 19 to Sept. 26. At the time, there was still no official word on how they’d handle Finn’s future on the series. However, Glee co-creator Ryan Murphy finally broke his silence on July 20 and spoke out on how they’ll deal with Cory’s death and how it’ll affect the series.
Glee fans were shocked when Cory Monteith checked into a rehab facility on Mar. 31, but Cory’s friends and co – workers are opening up to show their support. The show’s creator Ryan Murphy tweeted his support, as did Kevin McHale, Harry Shum Jr and Dot Marie Jones, while Cory’s last tweet before entering a facility shows that he had a moment of clarity.