Exclusive: Grey's Anatomy's New Interns Are Sticking Around — But for How Long?

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Grey’s Anatomy is giving its new crop of interns a nice vote of confidence heading into next season.

The soap’s boss, Shonda Rhimes, has added a series regular option to the contracts of recurring players Jerrika Hinton (Stephanie), Gaius Charles (Shane) and Tessa Ferrer (Leah). Fellow newbie Camilla Luddington (Jo) already had such a clause in her deal, while the fate of Tina Majorino (Heather) is complicated by her role in the TNT pilot Legends. If that series fails to snag a series order, Majorino likely will return to Grey’s.

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While the legal move doesn’t ensure the actors will be series regulars in Season 10, it does suggest that Rhimes is seriously considering such a possibility. At the very least, the group will stick around through the end of the current Season 9.

Formal pickup letters go out in June.

This begs the question: Of the five newbies, which ones would you like to see join the full-time ranks next season? Sound off below!


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