Camilla Luddington has been telling followers to look at Gray’s Anatomy reside for weeks, so it is not her fault that some folks did not pay attention. 

Anybody who did not watch Thursday’s two-hour premiere reside on East Coast time doubtless did remorse it, as a result of the final 30 seconds of the episode provided its largest shock in 5 years: Patrick Dempsey returned as Derek Shepherd. 

Derek remains to be lifeless and he is solely showing to Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) in a dream sequence as a result of she’s presently very unwell, however it’s nonetheless the primary time Dempsey has returned to the present since Derek’s 2015 demise and it was a big shock. 

Whereas showrunner Krista Vernoff revealed that many actors, crew and even community execs have been unaware of the cameo, Luddington tells E! Information that she was one of many fortunate ones—or as she says, perhaps one of many “nosy ones.” 

“I came upon from Krista,” she says. “I did not know that some actors did not know. I believed all of us knew, however I suppose we did not.”