According to Deadline, actress Phoebe Strole has signed on for the recurring role. Phoebe is set to play Penny Owen, and her character is described as “a sophomore in college who wants to get into nursing school and who becomes Sam’s new love interest.”
Phoebe’s casting comes just days after it was confirmed that Lea’s other pal, X Factor judge Demi Lovato, is also joining the show’s cast in a recurring role this season. We’re glad to see that Lea will have a few other familiar faces on set this season as she continues to cope with boyfriend Cory Monteith’s sudden death last month.
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