UPDATE: Jan. 30 — Mark Salling was found dead on Jan. 30. He reportedly died by suicide.

Original story: Executive producer Ryan Murphy is reuniting with one of his “Glee” cast members for his latest project. “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” premiering Wednesday on FX, stars Darren Criss.

“Glee” fans remember Criss as Blaine Anderson, the hair-gel loving singer who fell in love with Kurt (Chris Colfer). He left the bowties behind for his role as serial killer Andrew Cunanan. The dark drama focuses on how Cunanan became a murderer.

Criss’ highly-anticipated TV show comes after the 30-year-old spent much of 2017 focusing on music. He released an EP with his alt-pop band Computer Games (which includes his brother Chuck Criss), and he ended the year by releasing a solo EP titled “Homework.”

Where are the Glee actors now?
Darren Criss played the sweet Blaine on “Glee,” but he’ll play a killer in “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.” Fox; FX

Gleeks are well aware of what Criss is doing right now, so it’s time to check in on his where his fellow “Glee” co-stars are in 2018.

Lea Michele — After playing Rachel Berry for six years on the Fox comedy, Michele returned to TV with “Scream Queens” in fall 2015, just months after the series finale of “Glee” aired. The campy horror show lasted for two seasons before being canceled. Michele then joined ABC’s “The Mayor,” but the comedy was canceled earlier this month.

Michele also released her second full-length album, “Places,” last year, and she’s working on lining up some tour dates for 2018.

Chris Colfer — After playing Kurt Hummel for six seasons, Colfer hasn’t been on camera much. While he has made fun appearances on “Hot in Cleveland” and in the “Absolutely Fabulous” movie, he mostly sticks to writing.

Colfer authored the bestselling “Land of Stories” children’s books, and he has published a couple of young adult titles. He has over a dozen books on shelves now.

Where is the Glee cast now 2018
The “Glee” cast has been keeping busy with new projects. The original cast is pictured on May 20, 2010 in Universal City, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Naya Rivera — Criss isn’t the only “Glee” alum returning to TV this month. Rivera took a little bit of a break after playing Santana, the cheerleader with a mean streak, on the musical comedy. She was raising her son Josey (born in September 2015) during that time, but she’ll return with “Step Up: High Water” on Jan. 31. The YouTube Red series, based on the hit dance movie franchise, features Rivera as an administrator at an arts school.

Rivera also ran into trouble with the law recently. She was arrested in November on domestic battery charges, but the charges were dropped at the request of her husband Ryan Dorsey.

Heather Morris — She played cheerleader Brittany on “Glee,” but she took on an entirely different role when she played the lead in Lifetime’s “Psycho Wedding Crasher” last year. It wasn’t the first thriller Morris appeared in. She also starred in “Most Likely to Die” in 2015.

Of course, before she was acting, Morris was a dancer. She took her fancy footwork to “Dancing With the Stars” last spring. Though she didn’t get very far, it looks like Morris is still keeping busy. She is currently working on the holiday film “Santa Fake.”

Morris welcomed her first child, Elijah Beckwith, with Taylor Hubbell in 2013. The married couple welcomed their second baby, Owen Barlett, in 2016.

Amber Riley — Her character Mercedes was known for her powerhouse vocals, and Riley took her pipes to the West End. She played Effie in “Dreamgirls” and won an Olivier Award for her work last spring.

In the fall, she joined theater actresses Beverley Knight and Cassidy Janson to form the trio The Leading Ladies. They released their first album in November.

Dianna Agron — The Quinn Fabray portrayer has stuck to smaller films, like “Bare,” and “The Crash,” since “Glee” ended. She has two movies set to be released in 2017: “Berlin, I Love You” and “Headlock.”

The actress married Winston Marshall of the band Mumford & Sons in October 2016.

Jenna Ushkowitz — The Tina actress has worked on several projects since “Glee” ended. She executive produced the documentary “Twinsters,” which followed identical twins separated at birth. She also returned to her theater roots. Ushkowitz played Julia in a Pittsburgh production of “The Wedding Singer” and returned to Broadway last year to play Dawn in “Waitress.” She also appeared in the musical film “Hello Again!”

Harry Shum Jr. — After playing dancer Mike, Shum has been showing off his acting range on Freeform’s “Shadowhunters.” He plays warlock Magnus Bane in the TV drama, and he’ll be on the big screen this summer in “Crazy Rich Asians.”

Jacob Artist — He played the youngest Puckerman on “Glee,” but he has since graduated to more mature roles. He played an FBI agent in “Quantico,” and he teamed up with Ryan Murphy again for an episode of “American Horror Story.” He appeared in the thrillers “Blood Money” and “Party Crasher” last year.

Grant Gustin — He was a bad boy Warbler, Sebastian, who wanted to come between Kurt and Blaine, but now he’s a superhero. Gustin plays Barry Allen on “The Flash,” and he has a movie called “Krystal,” co-starring Kathy Bates, William H. Macy and Rosario Dawson, in post-production.

Melissa Benoist — Gustin isn’t the only DC TV superhero that started on “Glee.” Benoist now plays “Supergirl.” She and Gustin often work together in crossovers, and they reunited with Criss last year for their musical crossover.

On Jan. 24, Benoist’s new mini-series “Waco,” about the 51-day standoff between the FBI and the Branch Davidians in 1993. The six-part series will air on Paramount Network (formerly known as Spike).

Chord Overstreet — The Sam actor doesn't do much acting these days, but he still loves music. He released an EP called “Tree House Tapes” last spring and recently played some shows in Tokyo.

Becca Tobin — A member of the younger “Glee” set, Tobin played cheerleader Kitty, and she has done a couple TV movies since then, including Hallmark Channel’s “A Song for Christmas.” She also hosts the popular podcast “Lady Gang” with “Entertainment Tonight” correspondent Keltie Knight and designer Jac Vanek.

Kevin McHale — Artie was an original member of the “Glee” cast, and his portrayer has gone on to do a variety of projects. McHale hosted the British game show “Virtually Famous” until 2016. He also appeared alongside Dustin Hoffman and Kathy Bates in the 2015 drama “Boychoir,” and he starred in the gay rights miniseries “When We Rise” in 2017.

Mark Salling — The Puck actor doesn’t have any post-“Glee” credits because his legal issues took over the headlines. He was accused of sexual assault in 2013, and in March 2015, he and his accuser settled out of court. In December 2015, he was arrested for possessing child pornography. According to TMZ, he pled guilty in December and faces four to seven years in prison, though the maximum is 20 years. He’ll be sentenced in March.

Matthew Morrison — After playing Mr. Schuester, Morrison headed to Broadway. He originated the role of J.M. Barrie “Finding Neverland.” He currently has a highly-anticipated arc on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy” as a respected doctor who was an abusive husband.

Morrison also welcomed his first son, Revel James Makai, with wife Renee Puente in October 2017.

Jane Lynch — Her role as Sue Sylvester can’t be forgotten, but Lynch has done a ton of work since “Glee” wrapped. Recently, she made memorable appearances on “Manhunt: Unabomber” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”

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