Katherine Heigl and Ellen Pompeo in all probability have so much to speak about since famously parting methods on tv over a decade in the past — and so they’ll do exactly that within the very close to future.
The 2 actresses — who as soon as starred reverse one another on “Gray’s Anatomy,” earlier than KH left the present in 2010 — are set to be paired up for Selection’s newest season of ‘Actors on Actors’ … the place stars interview one another and discuss store about their craft/tasks.
Lineup for ‘Actors On Actors’ collection, curated by Selection:
Jennifer Coolidge & Jeremy Allen-White Jennifer Garner & Sheryl Lee Ralph Jenna Ortega & Elle Fanning Theo James & Brett Goldstein Katherine Heigl & Ellen Pompeo Steven Yeun & Pedro Pascal Hayden Christensen & Diego Luna… pic.twitter.com/VUBGdlVvIN
There have been a ton of different duos introduced Saturday, however Kat/Ellen’s stands out — as these two have not publicly sat down and talked for a really very long time … and this might mark the primary time they’ve achieved so since Katherine exited ‘Gray’s’ beneath controversial circumstances.
Followers of the present in all probability keep in mind this time properly — Katherine requested showrunner Shonda Rhimes to be set free of her contract 18 months early … citing harsh work situations, which she aired out publicly on the time. Plus, she was blowing up as a film star again then.
After all, she was allowed to go away … and her character, Dr. Izzie Stevens, was written off after 6 seasons. Katherine was a fan fave and a staple within the collection, till she wasn’t.
Since then, Ellen has walked the road when discussing Katherine’s departure — which she hardly ever has — however in 2013 … she supplied a candid evaluate of the saga to the New York Publish.
She was quoted as saying, “When Katie left, it was powerful. You would perceive why she wished to go — whenever you’re supplied $12 million a film and also you’re solely 26. However Katie’s drawback is that she mustn’t have renewed her contract. She re-upped, took an enormous increase after which tried to get off the present. After which her film profession didn’t take off.”
Extra not too long ago, nevertheless, EP has really praised Heigl for talking up the best way she did within the 2010s … consenting that the hours have been grueling and never conducive to a wholesome office.
There does not look like any beef between the 2 girls — the identical cannot be stated for Kat and ex-‘Gray’s’ costar Isaiah Washington — however persons are undoubtedly to tune in to see them discuss in regards to the previous days. BTW, the interview has already been shot.
It’s going to air on June fifteenth … seize the popcorn!