With the departure of Cristina Yang, Izzie Stevens, Derek Shepherd, April Kepner and Alex Karev, this time it is the turn of Dr. Meredith Grey, one of the last original characters that the series that premiered in March 2005 maintained.
In one of the preliminary advances of the series, it is seen how the staff of the Seattle Grace Hospital plan a farewell to Meredith, who decides to move to Boston to help her daughter Zola treat her anxiety crises, in addition to receiving a job offer. by Jackson Avery.
The episode was called “I’ll follow the sun” (I will follow the sun) and will premiere on television in the United States on February 23, until now it is unknown who could take the place of Ellen Pompeo, 53 years old.
With the departure of this actress, the series will focus on other members: the interns who have joined in the last season, under the tutelage of Miranda Bailey and Richard Webber.
It is important to underline that Ellen Pompeo will continue as the narrator of the series, in addition to having special appearances and continuing as executive producer. Apparently the actress has decided to participate in other projects, initially she will star in a miniseries that will premiere on Hulu.
The project in which he will participate is based on the real case of Kristine Barnett and Michael Barnett, which was seen in the thriller The orphan. An American couple who abandoned their adopted daughter, of Ukrainian origin and allegedly suffering from dwarfism, who was actually an adult sociopath.