Glee‘s Melissa Benoist has landed a role in Fox 2000’s The Longest Ride. Benoist, who plays Marley on Fox’s singing drama, will play Marcia, the well intentioned roommate of Sophie, in the Nicholas Sparks adaptation. Britt Robertson and Scott Eastwood lead the cast as a young couple whose romance parallels the the intertwined love story of a local elderly man and his lady love. Alan Alda and Jack Huston recently boarded the project under helmer George Tillman, Jr. Benoist, meanwhile, plays opposite Miles Teller in Sony Classics’ Sundance darling Whiplash and recently filmed Imagine opposite Al Pacino and Jennifer Garner. She’s repped by UTA, Authentic and Frankfurt Kurnit. (more…)