“Those flashbacks! I was no longer awaiting any of that stuff. When I seen the promo, I was adore, ‘Oh!’ It used to be somewhat frosty,” the 40-year-outdated actress completely told Us Weekly whereas promoting her new Freeform series, Merciless Summer season. “I had an absolute ball getting to work with Jesse [Williams] once more. We contain got this form of giant working relationship and this form of wonderful friendship, and it’s in actuality easy. It’s in actuality easy to act with him. We proper had so a long time to pull from. All of us know the plot one one more works. All of us know the plot to make stronger one one more in a scene. All of us know the plot to chat by one thing. All of us know the plot to be every other’s cheerleaders. … I contemplate Japril fans will proper be furious to gape the 2 of us sharing time together in front of the digicam.”
ABC launched final month that Drew used to be dwelling to return to the clinical drama after her season 14 exit. The network gave fans a seek for at April and Jackson’s (Williams) first face-to-face advance upon in three years within the promo for the Could well maybe impartial 6 episode earlier this month.
“It’s proper superbly written, in actuality superbly written. It’s a in actuality special episode and I contemplate everybody will feel that it is a in actuality special episode in so many strategies,” Drew told Us, noting that the episode is “centered” on Jackson’s memoir, however “April plays a predominant fraction and so does Eric Roberts who plays his father.”
Drew added that Jackson goes by “one thing huge” all over the episode.
“The article that’s in actuality inconceivable about playing characters who contain had a budge for nine years is that it is doubtless you’ll also impartial contain so grand information to pull from. It’s so rare. You realize, once you occur to’re in a movie, it is doubtless you’ll also produce backstory, however what we contain as Jackson and April and Grey’s Anatomy is nine years of on veil interaction and memoir to pull from that folks take into consideration,” she defined. “It feels very human and in actuality true, very grounded, very true.”
Whereas Drew doesn’t know if fans will witness April once more within the long flee — “you’ve bought to confer with the writers about that” — she is confident fans of Grey’s will skills Merciless Summer season.
“Things that a Grey’s target audience member would adore about Merciless Summer season is it is doubtless you’ll also impartial contain a beautiful solid of characters who’re all huge proficient. I mean, everybody within the solid — it’s in actuality this form of enjoyment to search around these episodes. You can maybe even be drawn into each human’s memoir,” she defined. “There’s no longer a single one that you simply’re adore, ‘I’m no longer so in it.’ You’re in it for every moment. The fact that it leaves you inserting over and over and over … [it’s the same thing that] keeps Grey’s Anatomy fans coming support for more. You’re diving into very human experiences in Merciless Summer season; it’s in actuality about trauma and the plot you respond to trauma and I contemplate that the picture does a in actuality right job of dealing with it with grace and with energy.”
Merciless Summer season airs on Freeform Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET.
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