‘Grey’s Anatomy’: Giacomo Gianniotti Says Fans Will Be Satisfied Even If Season 17 Ends Up Being the Last Season

by Jeremy Spirogis
Giacomo Gianniotti as Andrew DeLuca on

[Spoiler alert: Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 Episode 2.] The Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 premiere shocked the fandom when Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) collapsed and reunited with Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey). Of course, the McDreamy second was thrilling for longtime viewers. However, everybody’s been questioning whether or not the tip is close to. Now, Giacomo Gianniotti, who performs Andrew DeLuca, says the brand new season of Grey’s Anatomy looks like its final. But even when the Shondaland drama wraps quickly, the actor guarantees season 17 can be value watching.

Giacomo Gianniotti says it feels just like the final season of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Giacomo Gianniotti as Andrew DeLuca on 'Grey's Anatomy' 2020
Giacomo Gianniotti as Andrew DeLuca on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ | Christopher Willard by way of Getty Images

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Following the Grey’s Anatomy premiere in November 2020, Gianniotti defined why he thinks season 17 feels just like the final season. 

“This season feels like the last season. I think Patrick Dempsey coming back is sort of a little bit of a call to that,” Gianniotti informed Access. “We’re trying to close these loose ends and tie up the show.”

That mentioned, he doesn’t know whether or not Grey’s Anatomy will finish after season 17. 

“I really don’t know. We’ve said it so many times, that this is gonna be the last season. And Ellen is like, ‘No, actually, we’ll do another one or two,’” he mentioned. “So it really depends on [showrunner Krista Vernoff], Connie Liou Shonda Rhimes, and Ellen. … I hope it goes on for more.”

But if the Grey’s Anatomy group decides to drop its collection finale throughout season 17, Gianniotti hinted followers are nonetheless in for a deal with.

“I think this is a really special season,” he mentioned. “And it if does end up ending on this season, I think it’ll be very satisfying for the fans.”

Ellen Pompeo opens up concerning the finish of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

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As it’s possible you’ll know, Pompeo and Rhimes made a pact to find out the tip of Grey’s Anatomy. In an interview with E! News from 2017, Rhimes defined that the present would proceed till each events needed to depart the present. 

“So the show will exist as long as both of us want to do it,” Rhimes mentioned on the time. “If she wants to stop, we’re stopping.”

Then in an interview with Variety printed in October 2020, Pompeo revealed Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 might be the final as a result of her contract ends this yr. 

“I mean, this is the last year of my contract right now,” Pompeo mentioned. “I don’t know that this is the last year? But it could very well could be.”

She later added, “I don’t take the decision lightly. We employ a lot of people, and we have a huge platform. And I’m very grateful for it.”

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Pompeo additionally shared she’s “weighing out” to see what the Grey’s Anatomy group comes up with creatively. But whether or not the present ends ultimately, the actor is worked up for followers to see the present season.

“You know, I’m just weighing out creatively what can we do,” Pompeo mentioned. “I’m really, really, really excited about this season. It’s probably going to be one of our best seasons ever. And I know that sounds nuts to say. But it’s really true.”

As promised, the Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 premiere left everybody’s jaw on the ground. So it doesn’t matter what occurs to the way forward for the ABC drama, we’re excited to see the place the present season is headed subsequent.

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