Reuniting with ‘Grey’s’ Justin Bruening Is a ‘Dream’

Gray for the vacations! Former Gray’s Anatomy costars Sarah Drew and Justin Bruening reunited on display screen for the vacation rom-com Reindeer Video games Homecoming and introduced again their TV spark that followers fell in love with on the ABC drama.

“I might work with Justin on every little thing if I might, we’ve got such an ideal vibe,” Drew, 42, advised Us Weekly of working with Bruening, 43, on the Lifetime film.  “He’s an amazing actor and he brings so many concepts. Every single day he reveals up on set with concepts. I really like to speak every little thing out, so we’ll course of issues earlier than and after taking pictures, similar to concerning the characters. He’s additionally simply such a tremendous staff participant. He’s a dream and we love working collectively.”

Drew, who wrote Reindeer Video games Homecoming, starred as Dr. April Kepner on Gray’s Anatomy, and departed after season 14, whereas Bruening performed Dr. Matthew Taylor. The pair had an onscreen relationship on the ABC drama, even getting married after her character left him on the altar years earlier. Nonetheless, in season 18, it was revealed that April picked Dr. Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams) over Matthew.

This time round, Drew performs MacKenzie Graves, whereas Bruening takes on the position as Chase Weston, who simply so occurs to be her highschool crush and so they find yourself reconnecting.


Sarah Drew and Justin Bruening
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“It is a third time I’m I’ve been working with him, however I really like how totally different every of those couplings are,” the Mothers Night time Out actress defined to Us. “Just like the April, Matthew relationship is a 1,000 % totally different from the Mac and Chase relationship, which is actually, actually enjoyable to see.”

With Reindeer Video games Homecoming’s launch, Drew will now take the time to give attention to the vacations together with her youngsters Micah, 10, and Hannah Mali Rose, 7, whom she shares with husband Peter Lanfer.

“My favourite custom is definitely one which my son began when he was 5. He advised us that the one factor he needed for Christmas was to be Santa Claus, so we bought him a Santa go well with and we invited all of the neighbors over and we embellished cookies and we embellished just a little purple wagon.” Drew advised Us. “He dressed up like Santa, all people else dressed up like elves and we went across the block, delivering the cookies that the youngsters had embellished.”

She added, “It’s type of like a reverse Halloween and now we’ve been doing it yearly. Now we enhance ornaments and we Christmas Carol, whereas we ship them across the block. So, that’s turn out to be one in all my all time favourite traditions.”

Reindeer Video games Homecoming is streaming on mylifetime.com.