has cast Sicilian-born actress Stefania Spampinato
as Dr. Andrew DeLuca's sibling, Carina DeLuca, for the upcoming 14th season, ET confirms.
Giacomo Gianniotti, who plays Andrew, told ET on Sunday that Carina's presence at Grey Sloan will be problematic for his character.
“She is going to be a new presence at the hospital," Gianniotti said. "She comes from Italy, as my character is Italian, and you get to see us exchanging some blows in Italian, which will be very interesting."
“Her profession, although we can’t disclose it, is a very interesting one,” he hinted. “It’s going to keep a lot of the doctors on their toes, make some doctors uncomfortable [and] some people will be glad about [her coming on]. She’ll stir things up with a European background and take on medicine.”
“I can’t wait for you guys to meet her. She’s lovely. She’s going to be a great new addition to the show,” he said.
Grey's Anatomy kicks off with a two-hour premiere on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
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