Production for season 10 of ABC’s medical drama Grey’s Anatomy begins July 16, as revealed by new series regular Camilla Luddington.
The actress, who plays intern Jo Wilson in the show, tweeted on Sunday, “#Countdown. In 1 month exactly ill throw on my scrubs and step back into Seattle Grace. (Grey/Sloan) now what was wilson doing last..? ;)”
Season 9 ended with her and Dr. Alex Karev finally expressing their love for one another after a season of back and forths. She was physically assaulted by her boyfriend and turned to Alex for help.
Aside for her work on the network television show, Luddington has a 2014 film in post-production called The Pact II. She also was the voice of Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider video game.
Luddington is one of the stars that recently got signed on as a series regular, along with actors Gaius Charles (Shane Ross), Jerrika Hinton (Stephanie Edwards) and Tessa Ferrer (Leah Murphy). The fate of Tina Majorino, who plays Heather Brooks, is unclear on the show since she has commitments to star as a series regular in TNT’s Legends and joined the Veronica Mars movie this month.
After the announcement of them signing on as series regulars went viral, Luddington tweeted, “I am So happy!!!! Want to thank @shondarhimes and @abc for having jo Wilson stick around next season!!! #SeriesRegular #Jolex”
Season 10 will include Grey’s Anatomy‘s 200th episode, writer Tony Phelan reminded fans via Twitter on June 7. Episode 4 of season 10 marks the 200th overall for the series. The show’s executive producer, Shonda Rhimes, said in a May interview that season 9 was the “season of romance” but that season 10 will be the “season of break-ups.”
Uh, oh. Season of break-ups. Who’s ready for that? (not me!)