Ricky Martin shooting for `Glee` cameo

Updated: Jan 07, 2012, 09:24 AM IST

London: Pop star Ricky Martin has started shooting a cameo for TV musical series `Glee` and is a big hit amongst the cast, says co-star Lea Michele.

The 25-year-old actress, who plays Rachel Berry, has returned to work on the series and they have been joined by the `Livin` la Vida Loca` singer, Femalefirst reported.

"Back at work! Starting our next episode with my old friend Ricky Martin! Having so much fun on set with Ricky! He`s seriously the sweetest and such a great fit for our
show!," she posted on Twitter.

Michele also said she first worked with the 40-year-old singer in a stage production of `Les Miserables` 16 years ago.

"I`ve known Ricky since I`m 8 years old! He was in Les Mis on Broadway with me in 1996! Crazy huh?! (sic)," she added.

`Glee` is renowned for attracting big names onto the show, including Gwyneth Paltrow - who played substitute teacher Holly Holliday in multiple episodes - and Britney
Spears, who appeared as herself.