Girls and gents, welcome Shondaland’s latest recruits.
With For the Folks‘s premiere tonight, the world of Scandal, How you can Get Away with Homicide, and Gray’s Anatomy will get a little bit larger in quite a lot of the very best methods.
In actual fact, it will get a lot larger because of the massive ensemble forged of the authorized drama, which follows a gaggle of newly minted legal professionals who’re studying to follow within the oldest courtroom within the nation whereas additionally, as typical, juggling their private lives and interpersonal relationships.
The present additionally facilities across the robust friendship between Sandra Bell (Britt Robertson) and Allison Adams (Jasmin Savoy Brown), which is the very first thing that drew each Robertson and Brown to the collection.
“Once I learn the script, I liked the feminine friendship of Sandra and Allison,” Robertson tells E! Information. “I believe that was the large draw for each of us as a result of it is simply probably not portrayed an entire lot on community tv, and it is good to see it on this setting, form of the courtroom drama facet.”
“I really feel like typically they struggle, however they miss the mark,” Brown says of feminine friendships on different exhibits. “Like both it begins out as these are greatest pals and so they activate one another or stab one another within the again—it is simply not fairly actual. Or it is too good, proper, we do not see any conflicts within the relationship after which how they resolve it, and so they get it proper.”
One other massive draw of the collection is the truth that it is in such nice firm underneath the title of Shonda Rhimes, which additionally means there’s a lot crossover potential.
Scandal and How you can Get Away with Homicide simply managed to tug off a reasonably wild two-hour crossover occasion that introduced Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) and Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) collectively for the primary time, and the For the Folks stars are hoping to sometime handle the identical factor for themselves.
Whereas among the stars are massive followers of Gray’s Anatomy and will envision a way for his or her characters to make a hospital go to in Seattle, the obvious reply was positively fellow lawyer present How you can Get Away with Homicide.
“Viola Davis. That is a sentence in and of itself. Viola Davis,” Brown stated, earlier than revealing her very well-thought-out plan.
“Viola Davis in all probability is my aunt—possibly estranged, possibly not—however she comes over and he or she’s like, hey Allison, let me aid you out on this case.:
“And I occur to be on the condominium, as a result of we stay collectively,” added Robertson.
“Then she’s like, hey Sandra, I am gonna take you guys underneath my wing,” Brown continued. “I imply, anybody else be within the episode if they need however I do not assume they should. It is simply the three of us conquering New York Metropolis, after which on the finish, we go to a karaoke bar.”
100% would watch that crossover.
For the Folks premieres tonight at 10 p.m. on ABC.