Ryan Murphy says show won't have Finn die of a drug overdose, as Monteith did in real life
Actress also thanked fans for support in emotional first appearance since 'Glee' star's death
Show will write off Finn in an episode that deals directly with circumstances of the actor's death
Producer says he will follow Lea Michele's lead on the future of the show
'I want to do 'Blue Jasmine' and other films where I'm challenged as an actor,' he says
'The right thing to do for the show, at least at this point, is to have that character pass.'
Actress reminisces about 'Glee' co-star's caring spirit
Autopsy results confirm the 31-year-old 'Glee' star's cause of death was accidental overdose
As Finn Hudson, Monteith was the glue of the musical show
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