'Grey's Anatomy' on ABC: Patrick Dempsey REVEALS why he'd work with Ellen Pompeo again
Ellen Pompeo will join 'Grey's Anatomy' Season 19 but will only star in eight episodes as she is busy with other projects
Every 'Grey's Anatomy' fan loved Patrick Dempsey's character Derek Shepherd because he used to really be that "McDreamy" factor of the show. Pompeo's character Meredith Grey and Patrick Dempsey's character Derek Shepherd went through many ups and downs in their relationship ever since they hooked up in a bar randomly and unknowingly that they would be working together. However, whatever ups and downs they went through, the audience had always rooted for these two.
Still, unfortunately, Dempsey's character was killed off the show in the 11th season of the series as he and the creator, Shonda Rhimes had a difficult time seeing eye to eye. Regardless of all this drama, McDreamy returned in Season 17! Obviously in a dream sequence but he did and all the Grey-Shepherd fans had lost their calm.
According to People, Dempsey revealed in a recent interview that he would love to work over and over again with Pompeo because of their inexplicable "chemistry". Dempsey said, "It has always been a really special relationship Ellen and I have had together in front of the screen and behind it as well."
"I think a lot of the success of the show was because of the chemistry and the relationship and people want to believe in love and all of that," he continued. "I meet people around the world who were wishing we were actually together, but she's got Christopher [Ivery] and I have [my wife] Jillian and they are incredible people."
As per Cheat Sheet, "McDreamy" aka Shepherd was on his way to Washington DC to quit the President’s brain-mapping project when he witnessed a car accident. The doctor quickly pulled over to help. He ended up saving a young girl, her mother, and another couple involved in the crash. Then as Derek is about to leave the scene, he is run over by a semi-truck.
Regardless of all this inside drama of the medical drama show, Ellen Pompeo enters Season 19 but will only star in eight episodes as she is busy with other projects! She confessed to Insider this past December, "I've been trying to focus on convincing everybody that it should end."
"I feel like I'm the super naive one who keeps saying, 'But what's the story going to be, what story are we going to tell?'" She further said, "Everyone's like, 'Who cares, Ellen? It makes a gazillion dollars.'
The medical drama, 'Grey's Anatomy,' which follows the personal and professional lives of the doctors at Seattle's Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital is coming back with Season 19 on Thursday, October 6.