Five cast members on Glee have been promoted to series regulars for the upcoming fifth season. reports that Melissa Benoist (Marley), Jacob Artist (Jake), Becca Tobin (Kitty), Blake Jenner (Ryder) and Alex Newell (Wade) will have bigger roles when the series returns.

It was announced last week that actors Heather Morris (Brittany), Mark Salling (Puck), Amber Riley (Mercedes) and Harry Shum Jr (Mike) would not be returning as Glee series regulars but may appear as guest stars.

The fifth season of Glee begins on American television in September.