‘Grey’s Anatomy’ season 9 spoilers: New directions, separate lives

Thanks in part to some big secrets playing out at the beginning of “Grey’s Anatomy” this coming season — including what is going to cause Eric Dane’s character of Mark to be written out of the show — the writers and producers are keeping most of everything pertaining to the story under wraps. However, that does not mean that we are devoid of some behind-the-scenes scoop worth sharing.

According to TV Guide, actress Debbie Allen — best known on the show for playing the part of Jesse Williams’ mother Catherine — has officially signed on to direct the third episode of season 9. This is hardly Allen’s first turn in the director’s chair on this show, having done so on four other occasions in the past. It’s not clear whether her character will actually appear in this episode, as well, but the last time we saw Catherine she was taking her relationship to the married Richard Webber to a new level.

The one other detail that we can share about this episode is potentially a big one — we will see some of our much-loved doctors working outside of Seattle Grace. Does this mean that Meredith or Derek took a new job elsewhere? It’s possible, but it’s equally possible that we are talking about Jackson, Alex, or Cristina. Even if these doctors are apart for the time being, we definitely don’t see it staying that way forever. The joy of this series comes in seeing all of these characters interact, and it may take them being apart in order for them to fully realize just how important that they are to each other’s lives.

Who do you think is the most likely to have taken up a job elsewhere? We want to hear some of your theories below! To find out more evidence about who may be moving, be sure to check out the story here.

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