Season 17 of Grey’s Anatomy is looking to the past, rescuing some missing characters through dream scenes starring Meredith (Ellen Pompeo), in a coma after catching coronavirus. Fans have expressed their desire to see again Sandra Oh, who gave life to the doctor Cristina Yang |. However, it seems that the actress is not willing to return.
On The Times’ Asian Enough podcast, Oh was asked if she would be willing to return to the series. “No”, he answered flatly.”I love the series and that’s why I appreciate that they still ask me about it”, he clarified.
“I would say that it is very rare to be able to see the impact of a character. Somehow you do your job like in a bubble and you let it go. I left the show, my God, almost seven years ago. So I have erased it from my mind. But for many people it is still very much alive. And although I understand it and I love it, I have turned the page”, He said.
“So please follow me on Killing Eve, The Chair and other projects. Come see the characters I play that are much more deeply embedded in the Asian-American experience.”he asked.
Oh left the series in season 10 and later succeeded in giving life to Eve Polastri en Killing Eve. Soon to premiere The Chair, a Netflix production created by David Benioff and DB Weiss (Game of Thrones).
For its part, Grey’s Anatomy has renewed for a season 18. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ellen Pompeo will return as Meredith Gray alongside James Pickens Jr. and Chandra Wilson.