Our favorite ditzy ginger haired high school guidance counselor Emma Pillsbury’s parents will be paying her a visit during season three of Glee on FOX and the casting is spectacular.
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Emma PIllsbury’s parents casting on Glee:
Glee fans that grew up in the 70′s will be excited to see Don Most better known as Ralph Malph, Ritchie Cunningham’s (Ron Howard) red headed jokester buddy on Happy Days. He was cast as Rusty Pillsbury Emma’s dad. Valerie Mahaffey was cast as his wife Rose Pillsbury Emmy nominated actress for her role as Eve on Northern Exposure and known for being a crazy redhead on Desperate Housewives Alma Hodge.
Fans might ask what is happening in Emma life that Ryan Murphy needs to bring Miss Pillsburys parents to McKinley High? Could it be wedding bells? Doubtful but we’ll just have to wait and see. More likely it’s a parents coming to graduation or some other parents weekend.
“I think one of the things that we’re doing for season three is servicing more of the kids,” Murphy said. “I don’t think there’s been enough Amber. I don’t think here’s been enough Jenna or Harry …It’s hard on me because I love all those actors and they’re so talented and I feel an obligation to showcase their talent, and this year I think we’re going to do that a little better.” Source: EW.com
Mike Chang’s parents casting on Glee:
Harry Shum Jr. (Mike Chang) is also getting a visit from his newly cast parental units.Tamlyn Tomita (The Joy Luck Club) and Keong Sim (The Last Airbender) were cast as Mike Chang’s parents. They will be coming to Mckinley in episode 3 airing October 4, 2011.
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Glee returns for its third season on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 8/7c on Fox.
“Glee” Cast so far:
Matthew Morrison as Will Schuester; Jessalyn Gilsig as Terri Schuester; Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester; Lea Michele as Rachel Berry; Cory Monteith as Finn Hudson; Jayma Mays as Emma Pillsbury; Dianna Agron as Quinn; Chris Colfer as Kurt; Kevin McHale as Artie; Amber Riley as Mercedes; Mark Salling as Puck; Jenna Ushkowitz as Tina; Naya Rivera as Santana Lopez; Heather Morris as Brittany S. Pierce; Mike O’Malley as Burt Hummel, Harry Shum Jr. as Mike Chang, Lauren Potter as Becky Jackson.