'Glee': Ricky Martin arrives on set - photos

Published Jan 6 2012, 10:22 GMT  |  By

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.

Martin tweeted a photo of himself with the cast on set, adding: "First day!"

Ricky Martin on set with the cast of Glee (from Twitter)


Glee 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!"

Ricky Martin on the Glee set with Lea Michelle (from Twitter)


Helen Mirren, Pitbull 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.