Save lives ! Kate Walsh, audra mcdonald and more broadened Grey’s Anatomy universe with the spin-off Private practice.
Created by Shonda Rhimes, the series premiered on ABC in 2007 and ran for six seasons. Walsh portrayed Dr. Addison Montgomery, who left Seattle Grace Hospital to join a private medical practice in Los Angeles. Ahead of the show’s debut, Walsh opened up about how different it was to be front and center after his time on Grey’s Anatomy.
“I was shocked and excited and most of all totally blown away,” she told TV Guide when she was cast in the lead role. “Then I was nervous, like, ‘Wait, really? Why me?’ But most of the time I was just thrilled because it was totally the right thing, I was so flattered and honored that they thought of my character to fly me off to greener pastures.
the Emily in Paris the actress said it was “a good time” to move on from Grey’sadding, “It was like leaving home to go to college. I miss it [the cast], of course, because you spend a lot of time working with everyone every day. It’s like they’re your family, you know?
New Walsh set included Tim Daly, Taye Digg, Amy Brenneman and Catherine Scorsonewith a handful of crossovers throughout the series as it aired in tandem with Grey’s. After its last episode, the cast talked about the Private practice the future of the team.
“It was extremely emotional and there were a lot of tears. It was very dreamy and symbolic: Addison is sent into this new life, and all the characters are sent to their world to do what’s next. Girls trip the star has sprung The Hollywood Reporter in 2013, launching a follow-up after finishing the series. “It would revolve around Charlotte [KaDee Strickland] and Cooper [Paul Adelstein], and they start their own thing. Or I would like to follow Violet [Brenneman] wherever she goes. »
McDonald’s, for its part, was ready to pass the baton to the next generation. “I would like them to be the children of Private practice: Charlotte and Cooper’s kids, me and Sam’s kids, Henry and Lucas,” she told the outlet. “It would be fun to see the children of Private practice and what happens to them – we see them in 10 to 15 years, and are they all drug addicts or are they rich little kids. It would be fun. I would call him Public pests!”
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