'Glee': Ricky Martin arrives on set - photos
Published Jan 6 2012, 10:22 GMT
By Catriona Wightman
Ricky Martin has started work on Glee
The musician recently signed up to play a Spanish teacher
in the Fox show and has now begun filming scenes.
a photo of himself with the cast on set, adding: "First day!"
star Lea Michele
also took to Twitter to express her excitement about Martin's guest role.
"I've known Ricky since I'm 8 years old [sic]!" she tweeted
. "He was in Les Mis
on Broadway with me in 1996! Crazy, huh?"
Michele also uploaded a photo with Martin on set, saying: "He's seriously the sweetest and such a great fit for our show!"
and Gloria Estefan
are among the other guest stars who have been linked to parts on Glee
The show returns with a new episode on January 17 at 8/7c on Fox.