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Thursday nights on Fox will be all about Demi.

Demi Lovato will be joining the cast of Glee this season, according to star Lea Michele, who just tweeted, “Such amazing news that two of my very best friends are going to be on #Glee this year! @ddlovato & @PhoebeStrole! Thank you @MrRPMurphy!”

Demi Lovato is rumored to play Dani, a NYC-based struggling artist friend of Rachel and Santana’s who will regularly appear with Adam Lambert’s incoming character, according to TVLine, who reported Lovato was in talks. The current X Factor judge — now known mostly for her music — was an actress on the Disney Channel show Sonny with a Chance.

Theater fans may be more excited for the announcement about Phoebe Strole. The Broadway vet was in the original cast of Spring Awakening with Michele. She also was in the cult fav Hamlet 2 as well as played a pregnant teen in one episode of 30 Rock.

Glee returns with Season 5 on Thursday, Sept. 26.

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