Women and gents, welcome Shondaland’s latest recruits.
With For the Folks‘s premiere tonight, the world of Scandal, Methods to Get Away with Homicide, and Gray’s Anatomy will get slightly larger in numerous the very best methods.
Actually, it will get a lot larger because of the massive ensemble forged of the authorized drama, which follows a gaggle of newly minted attorneys who’re studying to observe within the oldest court docket within the nation whereas additionally, as common, 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 feel 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, type of the courtroom drama side.”
“I really feel like usually they fight, however they miss the mark,” Brown says of feminine friendships on different reveals. “Like both it begins out as these are finest associates 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 huge draw of the collection is the truth that it is in such nice firm below the identify of Shonda Rhimes, which additionally means there’s a lot crossover potential.
Scandal and Methods to Get Away with Homicide simply managed to tug off a fairly 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 a number of the stars are huge 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 Methods to Get Away with Homicide.
“Viola Davis. That is a sentence in and of itself. Viola Davis,” Brown mentioned, 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 she or he’s like, hey Allison, let me assist you out on this case.:
“And I occur to be on the condominium, as a result of we reside collectively,” added Robertson.
“Then she’s like, hey Sandra, I am gonna take you guys below my wing,” Brown continued. “I imply, anybody else be within the episode if they need however I do not suppose 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.