Titled "The Quarterback," Monteith's tribute episode will reportedly feature Amber Riley (Mercedes), Harry Shum Jr. (Mike Chang), Mark Salling (Puck), Jayma Mays (Emma) Dot-Marie Jones (Coach Bieste), Kurt's father Mike O'Malley (Burt Hummel) and Finn's mother Romy Rosemont (Carole Hudson-Hummel). Dianna Agron (Quinn) and Heather Morris (Brittany) will not be making appearances, according to E!The episode -- which has been described as "gut-wrenching" -- went into production on Friday, and Lea Michele, Monteith's on and offscreen girlfriend, tweeted a photo of herself wearing a "Finn" necklace.
Today... ❤ pic.twitter.com/K51iTNrqZB
— Lea Michele (@msleamichele) August 23, 2013
Additionally, Jane Lynch (Sue Sylvester) tweeted about the episode when she read the script last week.
— Jane Lynch (@janemarielynch) August 21, 2013
Fox did not immediately respond to The Huffington Post's request for comment.
"Glee" Season 5 premieres on Thurs., Sept. 26 at 9 p.m. ET on Fox. "The Quarterback" will air on Thurs., October 10.