Jan. 10, 2011 at 11:41 AM ET
Get ready, Gleeks! Everyone’s favorite anything-goes substitute teacher, Holly Holliday, is on her way back to McKinley High.
Entertainment Weekly reports actress and one-time “Glee” guest star Gwyneth Paltrow will soon reprise the role that had her one-upping New Directions’ own Mr. Schuester earlier this season — only this time, Paltrow’s Holliday won’t exactly be at odds with the song and dance man.
“Gwyneth is coming back for two episodes,” show co-creator and executive producer Ryan Murphy revealed. “She’s coming back specifically to date Will (Matthew Morrison). Those two have become really good friends in real life and had really good chemistry. She’s coming back as a sex education teacher. Gwyneth and I are emailing, talking every week: What are we gonna sing? We’re trying to do something fantastic. So she’ll be (in episodes) 15 and 16. She comes back (to film) in January and she’s with us for three and a half weeks I think.”
Here's hoping the song selection is just right. It'll be hard to improve on Paltrow's past "Glee" performances, which included a primetime-friendly version of Cee Lo Green's "F--- You" and this "Singing in the Rain"/"Umbrella" mash-up alongside Morrison: