By Tim Stack
Updated June 21, 2012 at 08:51 PM EDT
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While the future of McKinley’s graduating seniors remains somewhat unclear in terms of season 4 airtime, Fox’s Glee has begun preparing to fill their void. EW has confirmed that American Idol season 11 runner-up Jessica Sanchez will appear in a multi-episode arc in the fourth season of the Fox hit, but it’s unclear what role she will be playing on the musical hit.

First reported by TV Line, Sanchez will likely pop up midway through the first half of the fourth season. It means that Glee will have at least two reality talent show stars in its roster, with this year’s winner of The Glee Project also guaranteed a role.

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