'Glee' spinoff still 'in the wind' but not the focus right now, FOX says


The controversy that erupted in recent weeks about which "Glee" characters would graduate at the end of the coming season, and whether they'd stay with the show or star in a spinoff or just disappear, took FOX Entertainment president Kevin Reilly a little bit by surprise."It's taken on more heat and momentum than it in fact is," Reilly said Friday (Aug. 5) at the Television Critics Association press tour. Reilly obviously has a vested interest in making the show run smoothly, but while he acknowledges that co-creator Ryan Murphy "probably regrets talking about it at that point," it's not really affecting the work on the series, which begins its third season on Sept. 20.So what about that spinoff featuring Rachel (Lea Michele), Finn (Cory Monteith) and Kurt (Chris Colfer)? It's on the back burner now, Reilly says -- but it's not necessarily a dead idea."The spinoff was in the wind, and is still in the...



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