Ellen Pompeo is set to helm her second episode for Grey’s Anatomy after directing season 13’s “Be Still, My Soul.”
According to TV Line, sources say that “a portion of the episode will flash back to Alex’s (Justin Chambers) turbulent teenage years.” No word yet as to which actor will play young Alex in the upcoming hour, which is slated to air likely in March or April.
In other Grey’s news, TV Line shared an update about Mer’s new love interest this season. Get the scoop below:
Although producers were initially looking for a fortysomething actor to play the role of the new foreign doctor, I hear the character’s gender has since been changed to female.
Grey’s Anatomy returns Jan. 18th with an all new episode titled “Four Seasons in One Day” on ABC.