Thursday, February 14, 2013

The Casting Of Sandra Oh As Cristina Yang

Grey's Anatomy boss, Shonda Rhimes, posted this tweet today on why she cast Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang:

Source: @shondarhimes

Originally though, Sandra Oh auditioned for the part of Miranda Bailey aka "The Nazi", while the character of Cristina was written as a "a pert little blonde".

Here's a video from PaleyFest in 2006, where Sandra herself explains how she eventually got the role as Cristina Yang:

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