The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17 Cast Starts Filming and Everyone’s Ready to Get Back to Work

by Jeremy Spirogis
Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on

September is likely to be the beginning of spooky season, however Grey’s Anatomy followers understand it’s a lot greater than that. Typically, the Shondaland collection begins airing new episodes on the ultimate Thursday of the month. But this 12 months, issues are going to be completely different. Nevertheless, there’s nonetheless lots to be enthusiastic about, because the Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 forged simply revealed they’re again on set to start filming.

The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ crew has their first desk learn for season 17

Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on 'Grey's Anatomy' Season 16
Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ | Jessica Brooks/ABC by way of Getty Images

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On Sept. 3, the Grey’s Anatomy forged had their first desk learn for season 17. Some key gamers — like Ellen Pompeo (Meredith Grey) and Camilla Luddington (Jo Wilson) — additionally teased the brand new season on social media.

Following the desk learn, Pompeo revealed she had a “new favorite couple.” She later revealed it was Maggie Pierce (Kelly McCreary) and her new love curiosity, Winston Ndugu (Anthony Hill). 

Meanwhile, Luddington confirmed the Grey’s Anatomy crew learn the primary two scripts for season 17. The actor additionally hinted the brand new episodes will likely be, nicely, stunning.

“I think you guys are gonna do a lot of.. ‘WHAT. IS. HAPPENINGGG!!!!!!’ this season,” Luddington wrote about Grey’s Anatomy Season 17. “And that’s ALL I’ll say!”

The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ forged reveals season 17 has begun filming

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On Sept. 8, Pompeo shared two Instagram posts highlighting her return to Grey’s Anatomy for season 17. The first was a hilarious video alongside Jesse Williams (Jackson Avery). In the caption, Pompeo wrote, “We are back at it!! New season same foolishness.”

Then within the second post, the actor posed in scrubs with Meredith’s newest love curiosity, Cormac “McWidow” Hayes (Richard Flood). Pompeo additionally devoted the brand new season to healthcare employees. “This season is for you with humility and a bit of humor to get us through and endless amounts of gratitude,” she wrote. “I hope we do you proud.”

Meanwhile, Kevin McKidd (Owen Hunt) expressed his pleasure about his return to the Grey’s Anatomy set. “#backtowork @greysabc Day 1 season 17,” he wrote accompanied by a selfie in scrubs. “Excited to be back folks.” He then revealed a photograph along with his “partner in crime,” Kim Raver  (Teddy Altman). 

Jake Borelli (Levi Schmitt) and Alex Landi (Nico Kim) additionally featured their first day again on Instagram. “Can only mean one thing… #Season17 @greysabc,” Borelli wrote connected to a photograph along with his on-screen flame. 

Then McCreary shared her first Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 selfie from her trailer. “Realized today that 6 months is the longest I’ve gone without acting since the year 1995,” she wrote. “It’s just like riding a bike… right?”

When will ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17 return?

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As the Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 forged begins filming, followers can’t assist however marvel when new episodes will return to ABC. Typically, the Shondaland medical drama begins filming in July and airs in late September. So whereas a delay is very seemingly, it’s nonetheless attainable the premiere will likely be launched inside the 12 months. But for now, followers will simply have to attend and see what the community decides.

Meanwhile, The Hollywood Reporter not too long ago claimed ABC hopes so as to add scripted exhibits again into its lineup in October or November. Then ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke advised the community will announce extra particulars quickly.

“With our scripted series ramping up production, we look forward to announcing more premiere dates very soon,” Burke mentioned.

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