January 26th, 2011
09:57 AM ET
The upcoming season of "Glee" will make an A - as in A-list.
Series star Dianna Agron tells CNN some very famous faces will be wandering the halls of McKinley High.
"Gwyneth Paltrow's coming back, and at the Golden Globes, Anne Hathaway and [series creator] Ryan Murphy inked a handshake deal because she had talked about wanting to be on the show," says Agron. "Kristin Chenoweth's coming back, who we love. She's just a ball of energy. The best thing about being in this industry is you're always learning from people and taking away things and growing, hopefully."
But Paltrow, Hathaway and Chenoweth aren't the only ones Gleeking out over the Fox show. Agron, whose upcoming thriller "I Am Number Four" arrives in theaters February 18, reveals that a few superstars sang her praises at last year's SAG Awards. Exiting the ballroom, Agron was suddenly approached by a woman.
"She comes up and is like, 'Hi, so nice to meet you. We watch the show, and it's so fun. I'm friends with Meryl Streep. Can you talk to her for a second?'" recalls Agron, 24. "And I'm like, 'Yes... I can.'"
Streep walked over and gave Agron a hug, then the friend asked to snap their photo. "As I'm doing that — I'm holding [my award] — Quentin Tarantino's there and he's like, 'Hey, congratulations.' We clink my statue and I'm like, 'I saw 'Inglourious Basterds' two times in theaters; you're amazing!' He was like, 'Right on, thanks so much!' and walks off."
As Agron says, "It's been fun!"
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