How has Gray’s Anatomy managed to outlive with out badass cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Cristina Yang for the final seven seasons? Properly, the favored medical drama has devoted fairly a while to exploring Meredith’s typically precarious but devoted sisterly bonds to Maggie and Amelia. As a lot as we love this new dynamic, there isn’t any one fairly like Mer’s unapologetic soul sister – or “particular person,” as Mer places it. From the pilot episode to Cristina’s departure in season 10, Meredith and Cristina develop collectively, rising via the ranks from clueless interns to fearless attendings as they assist one another via the worst of instances. And we actually do imply the worst of instances: shootings, aircraft crashes, you title it.
Sandra Oh, the proficient actress behind Cristina, beforehand sparked some hope in Gray’s followers. In 2016, she tweeted an image along with her Gray’s Anatomy ex-husband Kevin McKidd, who performs trauma surgeon Dr. Owen Hunt, and former Gray’s Anatomy screenwriter Tony Phelan.
Hangin w/ the Common Suspects @TonyTphelan & @TheRealKMcKidd final nite pic.twitter.com/ga0HPvB5hZ- Sandra Oh (@IamSandraOh) June 10, 2016
Nonetheless, Oh says she has no plans of returning to Gray’s. Following the present’s latest season 18 renewal, Oh put an finish to any hypothesis throughout an look on The Instances’ Asian Sufficient podcast. “No,” Oh responded when she was requested whether or not she thought of returning to the medical drama collection. “I like it, although, and that is additionally why I actually admire the present . . . that I nonetheless get requested this.”
She continued, “It’s extremely uncommon, I might say, to have the ability to see in such a manner the influence of a personality. In some methods, you do your work as a bubble and also you let it go. I left that present, my God, seven years in the past virtually. So in my thoughts, it is gone. However for lots of people, it is nonetheless very a lot alive. And whereas I perceive and I like it, I’ve moved on. So please include me to Killing Eve and on to [the upcoming Netflix series] The Chair and on to the opposite initiatives. Come see the characters that I am taking part in which can be way more deeply built-in in . . . the Asian American expertise.”
A premiere date for season 18 of Gray’s has but to be introduced.