Grey’s Anatomy: Joshua Jackson Was Originally Cast in Which Grey’s Role?
Could you imagine Pacey Witter roaming the halls of Grey Sloan Memorial — and as a doctor no less? That idea nearly became reality several years ago, when Dawson's Creek alum Joshua Jackson was booked for a multi-episode arc on Grey's Anatomy. But in which part?
That's the question we asked Viggle LIVE! users during the March 27 episode of Grey's — and the vast majority of you answered incorrectly!
Joshua was cast for Grey's in 2007 and was actually scheduled to appear in Season 4, Episode 11 as the start of a recurring role in which he would woo Cristina. That's right: He was supposed to play Owen — or, at least, Owen's equivalent. Only 19 percent of you chose that answer!
The rest of the votes were almost evenly split between Jackson (41 percent) and Denny (40 percent).
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Unfortunately for Josh, the 2007 Writers Guild of America strike commenced the very day he was supposed to start filming, and production on Grey's ground to a halt. By the time it started up again, Josh had already committed to Fringe and couldn't film his Grey's stint.
Fortunately for Josh, Fringe ran for five seasons, and he's now filming a new Showtime show, so he is obviously doing just fine!
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