(SAN DIEGO) -- Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer aren't leaving Glee after all.
In comments that seem to contradict what Glee creator Ryan Murphy said in a recent interview, series co-creator Brad Falchuk indicates that all three stars will be seen on the Fox hit beyond its upcoming third season, even though their respective characters are set to graduate from high school. Speaking at Comic-Con in San Diego on Sunday, Falchuk said, "They are graduating but because they're graduating doesn't mean they're leaving the show." He said all three are under contract beyond next season.
Earlier this month, The Hollywood Reporter said Michele's Rachel, Colfer's Kurt and Monteith's Finn will not appear on Glee after next season. The story cited Ryan Murphy, who said he wanted the show to be "true to life" by having their characters -- all seniors -- graduate from high school. At Comic-Con, Falchuk allowed that there was "confusion" over Murphy's comments.
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