Might “Gray’s Anatomy” be on its final legs?
Forward of the season 15 premiere, Ellen Pompeo strongly hinted that she could also be prepared to hold up her scrubs for good following the top of the 16th season, which might be the top of the two-year contract extension she signed making her the highest-paid TV actress, incomes greater than $20 million per yr. Although “Gray’s” has but to be formally picked up for season 16, it seems the 48-year-old actress is considering her post-Meredith Gray transfer.
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“I am clearly not ready proper now to make any formal announcement about what my future is on the present, however I’m actually feeling like now we have informed the vast majority of the tales that we will inform,” Pompeo informed Leisure Weekly. “It is about time that I combine it up. I am undoubtedly searching for a change.”
Creator Shonda Rhimes admitted she’s written a number of sequence finales for “Gray’s,” solely to have the present proceed on.
“I’ve written the top of the present at the least six instances,” Rhimes informed EW. “However we simply do not finish. Each time, I assumed, ‘That is how the present ought to finish,’ we have gone previous these moments, so I’ve stopped attempting.”
“I do not know now,” she confessed of the final word “Gray’s” swan tune.
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Again in Could, Pompeo informed ET that they have been beginning to ruminate on the way to wrap up a present as iconic as “Gray’s.”
“Sure, we’re beginning to consider how you’ll finish a present this iconic,” she mentioned on the time. “How do you finish it? However we’re not there but. We will deal with season 15. We simply take it one season at a time.”
“The present’s an incredible cash maker, let’s be sincere. It makes a fortune for everyone and everybody needs to maintain it going,” Pompeo famous. “Now, it is kind of enjoyable. We’re in a contest with ourselves. How lengthy can we maintain this going and nonetheless have this stage of high quality.”
“Gray’s Anatomy” returns with a two-hour premiere on Thursday, Sept. 27 at eight p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
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