Alex Newell, who is known for playing Unique, a transgender student on Glee, stars in a new film about a group of high school students struggling with being gay so they create a secret support group with a non-threatening name: Geography Club.
“It’s a poignant message everyone can relate to,” Alex tells RumorFix in an exclusive interview. The 21-year-old plays a boy, who tests the waters of being gay and rates his level of gayness in percentages.
The movie also deals with bullying, which...Read Full Story
I first heard Alex Newell sing when I watched season one of The Glee Project on the Oxygen Channel. The series served as an audition for the FOX musical comedy series Glee and the prize for the winner was a minimum seven-episode storyline in the following season of the show. Newell didn’t win the competition but, as runner up, he won the hearts of viewers and producers with his musicality, his unusual back story and his extraordinary vocal range. He also won a two-episode arc on Glee.Read Full Story
Alex Newell may not have officially won the first season of The Glee Project, but since his guest appearance on FOX’s Glee has turned into a recurring role for this fourth season, he has been crowned the real winner in his own way.
“I’ve learned how to be consistent, because I’m usually a Broadway actor. I do stage eight shows a week and have to make it different every night to work with the crowd. But this is, I’m doing it over and over again. And then to have the rest and the conservation...Read Full Story
Christmas came early, Gleeks!
Celebuzz has an exclusive first listen of Alex Newell’s cover of “Joy To The World,” as featured on Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Vol. 3, available on Tuesday, Dec. 11 and next week’s new episode.
On FOX’s Glee, Newell stars as New Directions’ resident diva — and “Mercedes’ clone” — Unique, a fierce female-identified McKinley student with a big voice (and an even bigger personality). So, is Unique’s take on the holiday classic as diva-licious as she is...Read Full Story
Grease is the word when Glee returns tonight with a run of new episodes, starting with "The Role You Were Born to Play."
But before we all start hand jivin', TV Fanatic had the opportunity to catch up with Alex Newell, who plays Wade/Unique Adams, to talk about the jump from guest appearances to regular cast member status. Read on to find out what he had to say...As most of us remember, Alex was a runner-up on season 1 of The Glee Project. But his character made such a splash that Alex was...Read Full Story
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