Thursday, September 18, 2008

Grey's Anatomy: "Sparks Fly Between Us"

Recently TV Guide featured an interview with Kevin McKidd who (for new readers) will be playing Sandra Oh's love interest on Grey's Anatomy.


Scotsman Kevin McKidd storms Seattle Grace to shake up Grey's Anatomy (and Dr. Yang).

Highland fling: "Sparks fly between us," says McKidd of Hunt and Yang.

Kevin Mckidd winces slightly, the expression on his face suggesting either intense pain or exquisite pleasure. Suddenly, Sandra Oh pops into view, rising from below his waist.

Hang on a sec. Cameras are rolling and although Grey's Anatomy fans might think this is yet another display of inappropriate bedside manner, she's only tending to his leg wound. Still, the scene is so suggestive that the crew starts to titter.

"Are ye takin' a pess outta me actin'?" McKidd asks, his Scottish brogue as thick as haggis.

As if anyone could "take the pess outta" the brawny 35-year-old actor playing Owen Hunt, the newswst addition to the hit show's duty roster of studs in scrubs. A military doctor, he's here to provide some manly yin to Sandra Oh's tightly wound Dr. Yang.

"He's charismatic, sweet and sexy," gushes Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes. "And despite being Scottish, he felt right to play a U.S. military surgeon - a man of few words who would be the last person interested in the emotional and romantic goings on in Seattle Grace."

In the Grey's season premiere, McKidd is dashingly heroic: After getting injured in a car wreck during an ice storm, he performs a trachetomy with a pen in an ambulance. (Yang finds this mighty impressive.)

"Owen is a maverick," McKidd says. He doesn't care about what people think or about being liked."

Source: TV Guide
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