‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Panel Teases Ellen Pompeo’s Directorial Debut, Japril’s Future & More – PaleyFest

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains sum of an arriving partial of Grey’s Anatomy.

The Grey’s Anatomy cast took core theatre during Sunday’s PaleyFest, where fans collected during a Dolby Theatre to see their favorite actors from a Shonda Rhimes-created ABC series. The final time a strike uncover took partial in a PaleyFest jubilee was in 2006 and now 11 years later, a expel returned to tease Ellen Pompeo’s directorial entrance and what’s subsequent in this heavy-hitting drama. 

In assemblage were Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens, Jr., Kevin McKidd, Jessica Capshaw, Jesse Williams, Sarah Drew, Caterina Scorsone, Camilla Luddington, Jerrika Hinton, Kelly McCreary, Jason George, Martin Henderson, Giacomo Gianniotti and executive writer Debbie Allen.

The festivities kicked off by display partial 18 of Season 13, Pompeo’s directorial debut, that will atmosphere Mar 30. The partial wanting any advancements in revelation a categorical characters’ personal storylines and adore lives, instead focusing on Maggie’s (Kelly McCreary) mom Diane’s (LaTonya Richardson Jackson) cancer, that had spread.

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When asked since she decided to go behind a camera, Pompeo pronounced Allen wanted her to approach and “wouldn’t take no for answer.”

“This force of inlet wouldn’t take no for an answer, and I’m perpetually beholden to her for that,” Pompeo stated. When asked if she was shaken about directing, she replied, “I’ve been doing this uncover for 13 seasons, so we wasn’t unequivocally shaken about any of a scenes, not to sound arrogant… we have a best expel in a world. we wasn’t unequivocally fearful of anything.” Pompeo continued by explaining that she was many shaken about a technical aspects of directing though devoted her expel and had a best mentor. “I was propitious to have Debbie Allen right with me any step of a way, so when we was sleepy or confused, she jumped in.”

In a romantic partial that had fans wiping divided tears, Maggie will get some recommendation from her mother, who tells her to suffer life, “be slutty” and not be so uptight. McCreary previewed a change for her impression in a subsequent episodes, saying, “I consider vital life events capacitate we to change your viewpoint and reevaluate what we consider is critical to you…For a prolonged time, being one chronicle of herself was a right approach to do things.”

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Sarah Drew and Jesse Williams

Last week, Grey’s fans saw a erotic hookup between Jackson (Williams) and Apr (Drew). The doubt everybody was wondering was, “Will they get behind together?”

“I overtly consider a categorical takeaway is that these dual people, there’s so most adore there, there’s so most honour there, they know any other so well, so either it continues toward intrigue or stays platonic, we know these dual people are going to be OK,” Drew explained, staying decorous about a couple’s future. “Everything’s hopeful… They know any other so good and honour any other. They will be fine in a finish no matter what.”

Another integrate that competence not be going anywhere anytime shortly is Meredith and Nathan Riggs (Henderson). Maggie has feelings for Riggs, who has feelings for Meredith, and Meredith is wakeful that her crony is harboring feelings for her new suitor. When asked whether Meredith would select her sister over Riggs, Pompeo replied, “Women have to hang together.”

And Henderson’s respond to that: “I would honour it, though we consider it would be unhappy since all group know that it’s unfit to be a good male though a good lady by your side.”

The actor teased that he’s had a smashing time personification a impression “that’s polarizing,” adding, “There’s this poser and conundrum as to, is he a good guy, is he a bad guy? As an actor, after a integrate seasons on a show, I’m looking brazen to a event for Nathan to be a in a attribute — either it’s platonic or not — to see who he is low down.”

Jason Winston George, Kelly McCreary, Kevin McKidd, Caterina Scorsone and Jerrika Hinton

As for Amelia (Scorsone) and Owen’s (McKidd) relationship, things are looking green now that Amelia doesn’t wish kids. “He desperately wants a baby,” McKidd explained. “Owen’s unequivocally struggling. He’s a unequivocally tortured guy, he thinks a thing that’s going to repair him is to have a family with this woman, though she doesn’t wish to right now. He’s watchful and he loves her and he’s tortured and we’ll see what happens.”

Other integrate teasers embody Arizona’s (Capshaw) new attribute with Eliza (Marika Domińczyk). “I find myself during a indicate where there’s something sparkling function for her, there’s a newness. This deteriorate we feel like is a commencement of formulating something new,” Capshaw shared. “I have no thought if she’s a one, though it’s been unequivocally fun to try their relationship.”

As for Alex and Jo, “He wants to marry her,” Chambers stated. When asked if he would like his impression to finish adult with Jo or someone else, he replied, “Anything is possible, generally on Grey’s Anatomy. Who knows? He competence finish adult with Catherine. I’d like to see how it fleshes out, a attribute with him and Jo.”

The row also overwhelmed on Jackson finally assembly his dad, Robert Avery (Eric Roberts), and if they would have some-more moments together in a future. “I wish so,” Williams replied. “I consider there’s a lot left to do there,” with Allen also teasing, “We planted a lot of seeds this season, and that’s one that could ring in a lot of ways, though there’s some-more coming.”

All in all, if a Grey’s expel had to sum adult what’s subsequent for a series: “The finish of this deteriorate is hot,” settled Allen.