Tony Award-winning actress is in advanced talks to join the cast of "" when the comedy-musical series returns from its four months hiatus in April next year. Bearing a striking resemblance to Rachel Berry's depicter , the 38-year-old star has been confirmed not to play her long-lost mother though.
Idina, instead, will get into the shoes of the choir director for New Directions' rivals, Vocal Adrenaline. The character, reportedly, would potentially appear in the remaining nine episodes of season one. And should a deal is reached, Idina will be fifth Broadway star to appear in the show, following the footsteps of , Debra Monk, , and .