In an interview with Leisure Weekly, Pompeo, who performs Meredith Gray on the ABC medical drama, was requested if she sees herself persevering with on the present past Season 16. “I’m clearly not ready proper now to make any formal announcement about what my future is on the present, however I’m actually feeling like we have now advised nearly all of the tales that we are able to inform,” Pompeo advised EW. “It’s about time that I combine it up. I’m undoubtedly searching for a change.”
Pompeo’s present contract runs by way of Season 16 which is able to wrap in 2020. Pompeo advised Deadline final January when she signed her two-year deal that she would like to do producing and directing when she finishes her stint on “Gray’s.” “I’d like to direct a pilot. I actually like producing, that’s actually difficult for me,” Pompeo advised Deadline. “I believe I’ve had an incredible coaching. I’ve had a Grasp Class in producing these final 14 years. I do know each side of constructing a tv present. Producing and directing is the place I’m challenged and the place I’m studying. It’s extra fascinating to me as a result of it’s a talent I haven’t mastered but.”
When “Gray’s” does lastly end, sequence creator Shonda Rhimes, who final season handed off showrunning duties to EP Krista Vernoff, will return to write down the ultimate episode. “I’ve written the end of the present at the least six instances,” Rhimes advised EW. “However we simply don’t end. Each time I assumed, ‘That is how the present ought to end,’ we’ve gone previous these moments, so I’ve stopped attempting. I do not know now.”
“Gray’s Anatomy” Season 15 premieres September 27 on ABC.