Those of us who have been keeping up with the latest news for Glee this season have known for a while now that singer Ricky Martin was set to play a guest-starring role in the Fox musical dramedy series. Based on the recent photo the musician tweeted, filming is underway for the episode, or it will be soon.

Via Entertainment Weekly, Ricky Martin posted an enthusiastic Tweet announcing his “First Day!” on set of Glee for his guest spot. The “Livin’ La Vida Loca” singer is set to guest-star as a “Hot new Spanish Teacher.”

As EW points out, his character’s ability to speak Spanish (and probably to sing, assuming they take advantage of Martin’s talents there) does put him in line with Mr. Scheuster. Could he be presenting a bit of competition for Mr. Schu in other areas? Like perhaps catching the eye of a certain adorable guidance counselor? Pure speculation there. We’ll have to wait and see how the new Spanish teacher’s story fits into the series. In the meantime, here’s the photo Martin Tweeted of himself with the cast of Glee...



Glee airs Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. ET on Fox. The series’ next new episode airs Tuesday, January 17th.
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