Neil Patrick Harris has had one busy week. First, the “How I Met Your Mother” actor landed the lead role in the upcoming Smurfs movie, and now he’ll be on the hit Fox series “Glee.” That’s right, he’s hopping networks from his home at CBS to film a guest spot on the musical high school comedy.
According to Zap2it, the actor has been confirmed to appear in an upcoming episode of the series from a Fox representative. The rep refused to give any further comment about his character, just that the actor would appear. But the snoops over at EW are claiming that he’ll play an old glee club rival of Matthew Morrison’s character Will, who “resurfaces as a board member at William McKinley.”
If Harris’ casting wasn’t awesome enough, his character’s name will be Bryan Adam! Darn those quirky writers. The episode will explain Will and Bryan’s past relationship by showing “Bryan picking up girls and getting all the cool solos, while Will sits off in the sidelines.” There will be several flashbacks and a heated and hilarious confrontation between the two.
The episode will be shot sometime next week and is scheduled to premiere during May sweeps. Kudos to CBS for letting Harris get some shine on another network. I can’t wait to see these vocally blessed fellas duke it out over dance moves and chorus music.
What do you think about Neil Patrick Harris guest starring on Glee?