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    Lea Michele Tweets About First Day Back on Glee Set

    Lea Michele Courtesy of Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Dell

    The show must go on.

    Lea Michele arrived for her first day back on the Glee set today and tweeted with fans about getting back into character.

    "First day of glee today..And at my first wardrobe fitting for Rachel Berry for Season Five!" she wrote. "I've missed her so much."

    And while the next season gets underway, the show's creators have already address how Cory Monteith's untimely passing will affect his character Finn's storyline.

    FOX Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly revealed today that the death will be connected with the late actor's troubled past.

    PHOTOS: Take a look at Cory's amazing life on and off the screen

    "The third episode will write Finn out of the show. That episode will deal directly with the incidents involved with Cory's passing and the drug abuse in particular," he said, though Reilly wouldn't confirm that Finn would die from drug overdose.

    Reilly also announced that Ryan Murphy will shoot PSAs with the cast that will "speak directly with the audience." Additionally, proceeds from the music from the third episode will go directly to starting a fund in Monteith's name.

    The Fox boss confirmed that the show going back to work all started with Michele, who he called a "pillar of strength" and "an extraordinary human being."

    PHOTOS: Check out Cory's best lines as Finn Hudson on Glee

    Cory Monteith, Lea Michele, Ryan Murphy Michael Buckner/Getty Images For Chrysalis

    Murphy told us recently in an emotional conversation how he wants Monteith to be remembered: as a champion of young artists and the underdog.

    "I hope that that's how he's remembered and I think he will be, because that's how he was in real life with his causes and his outreach programs," the Glee creator said.

    "Also I think a lot of people, a lot of young kids, have watched the evolution of that character and have been touched by it and hopefully that's his legacy."

    PHOTOS: Fans mourn Cory Monteith

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