DeLuca got Friendzoned in "Grey's Anatomy" Season 13, but Season 14 is a whole other ballgame, and it sounds like he might not sit on the bench.
Giacomo Gianniotti recently told TVLine that "Grey's" Season 14 is going to be funnier, sexier, and more fun than recent seasons. That bar is low, but there are so many love triangles, squares, etc. happening right now that it's good to hear the show plans to go in a lighter direction with them instead of getting too dark.
We had pretty much counted out Dr. Andrew DeLuca getting with his crush Dr. Jo Wilson (Camilla Luddington), since she blew him off last season and still seems focused on her love, Dr. Alex Karev (Justin Chambers). However, the Alex/Jo story has potential to blow up -- considering Alex tracked down her abusive husband, did nothing about it, and didn't tell her -- and no one ever promised that Jolex would be End Game.
Here's more from TVLine:
Question: Any scoop on Grey's Anatomy's Jo and Alex? —Brock
Ausiello: Don't count out interloper Andrew just yet. Even though Jo seemed meh about his infatuation with her, Giacomo Gianniotti hints that his portrayer may make another go at it. "I think he just jumped the gun a bit," the actor shares. "Jo just went through this crazy traumatic experience [with Alex]. It was so fresh. I think he should've waited a little bit. And if he does wait a little bit [before approaching her again] she might have more of an open mind."
Interesting. Last November, during Season 13, Luddington talked to EW about DeLuca and Jo, and shut the idea down:
Does Jo not realize that Andrew has feelings for her on Grey's Anatomy? I kind of 'ship it, to be honest. — Helene
"I really don't think she does!" Camilla Luddington says. "I think she feels in the midst of a tornado, there is so much spinning around her head that she's not picking up on any feelings. I think she's just happy to have a friend. Even if she had a question about it, I think she'd set it aside. That would complicate things and right now she's craving simplicity."
That was then, though, and a lot has happened in the meantime.
More recently, both Luddington and Gianniotti talked to TV Guide about the many love triangles ahead. Although Matthew Morrison said he was returning this season, at the time, Luddington said she hadn't read a script with her husband back in it. "It's definitely a storyline that I hope we explore, because it's so important. But right now, it's [DeLuca] and Alex." She also added that it will be interesting to see how Jo reacts when she finds out Alex tracked down her husband. "Do I think that it could push them even further away from each other? It's definitely possible."
"Grey's Anatomy" Season 14 premieres with "Break Down the House," which will reportedly have a "vintage Grey's" vibe about it, airing Thursday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. on ABC.
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