From masking moments to demonstrating the impact of race on healthcare, ABC Grey’s Anatomy has taken the coronavirus pandemic head-on. Chandra Wilson, who plays the show’s strong willed Dr Miranda Bailey, said she and her co-stars know that starring in TV’s biggest medical drama comes with a sense of duty.
“We understand the responsibility of our show in that sometimes people will listen to us more than officials or people who should know things,” Wilson said during Thursday’s installment. Stars in the house.
Stars in the houseSeth Rudetsky and James Wesley praised the longtime ABC medical series for the way it deals with everything that has transpired over the past ten months, including the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and conversations about racism amid the Black Lives Matter protests.
Wilson said that each new episode of the Shondaland series becomes “more relevant, more present” with current events making headlines across the United States. Co-stars, including Kelly McCreary and Greg German, have said that Grey’s A head-on approach to current affairs is a gratifying aspect of the work of the series.
“We come to work every day and we really tell the stories that happen to us,” German said.
Stars who joined the YouTube series agreed that the coronavirus had shaped the series both on and off screen. Camilla Luddington said there was little mixing with her fellow actors on set to avoid transmission, but joked that she said Grey’s is “the safest possible broadcast on the air” given all the PPE. However, the change is among the landmark events of the pandemic.
“There’s no way you can get through this time without being fundamentally changed,” Wilson said.
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