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Glee Season 4 First Look Poster and Cast Shot: Who's Front & Center? Who's Missing?

Glee creator Ryan Murphy has unveiled the Fox musical comedy’s new Season 4 poster — plus a glamorous panormic cast shot — and it’s a reminder that New York City may not be so kind to Rachel Berry.

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Murphy Tweeted out the poster, which reads, “Sometimes the Big Apple bites.” Brandishing the loser “L” on Ms. Berry’s forehead is Kate Hudson as her new tough-as-nails NYADA dance instructor.

Below the poster is a cast photo, featuring many new and returning characters — with the notable exceptions of Quinn, Emma, Joe, Sugar, Beiste and Glee Project Season 2 champ Blake Jenner. Plus, Santana and Brittany are awfully far apart. UPDATE: Rest easy, Dianna Agron fans. Murphy posted the following message on Twitter: “Gleeks, please relax. Dianna is still on the show. We love her and have great plans for Quinn. #QuinnFabrayLives”

What does it all mean? Hit the comments with your theories!

Glee returns to Fox on its new night Thursday, Sept. 13 at 9/8c.

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