You may remember her as this year’s runner-up on “American Idol,” but despite losing the singing competition to Philip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez is definitely not out of the game. The 16-year-old powerhouse has decided to try her hand at acting by joining the cast of “Glee“! What better way to flaunt all her talents than a TV show where she can act and sing at the same time?
While nothing is set in stone, according to TV Line, Sanchez is currently in the final negotiations of signing a deal for a multi-episode arc as a recurring role on the fourth season of “Glee.” Though no details have been revealed yet, Ryan Murphy, the show’s executive producer, plans on having her join the cast half-way through the first-half of the season. There is also no word yet on what role Sanchez will be taking on, however, it is safe to assume that she will either be joining McKinley High School’s glee club, or act as one of their tough competitors.
Needless to say, the show will definitely be showing off her vocal skills.
Sanchez is currently preoccupied with the American Idol Live Summer Tour, which is the reasoning behind her soon-to-be late appearance on the show. Although she has never acted before, the girl can definitely sing. Her voice alone qualifies her to join the list of famous “Glee” guest stars such as Britney Spears, Neil Patrick Harris, Gwenyth Paltrow, Charice, and more!
It’s looking like Sanchez will be a very busy 16-year-old because on top of touring and the “Glee” deal, she is also working on coming out with her first solo album. She tells MTV News, “I don’t want people to just hand me music and be like, ‘Here, you sound good on this. Sing it.’ I want to be able to say, ‘This is me’”. Keep your eyes peeled for a lot of new material from the singer coming soon!
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