Glee star Cory Monteith, who plays Finn in the hit show, will mentor hopefuls on this year’s The Glee Project.

The show, which returns with its second season next week, sees production staff from Glee looking for a new star to appear on the show.

Naya Rivera, who plays cheerleader Santana on the show has also been announced as a mentor, alongside Lea Michele and last year’s other winner Samuel Larson.

Northern Irish actor and singer, Damian McGinty won a part on Glee after appearing in last year’s The Glee Project. McGinty plays exchange student, Rory Flanagan, who is staying with Brittany’s family. His initial seven-episode stint was later extended.