Since the Chief has stepped down from his throne, everyone at Seattle Grace is concerned about what that means for them. Plus, I don't know about you guys but I've got one question: is the Chief gone forever?
On whether the Chief will be gone forever and if so, will Derek be chief?
Everyone can breathe a sigh of relief: the Chief will not be gone for long and Derek is only the interim chief.
On how the doctors feel about Derek becoming interim chief...
Jessica Capshaw, who plays Arizona Robbins, says that there will be a "ripple effect" throughout Seattle Grace and it will be challenge that the doctors will have to work through seeing their usually "stoic and smart and definitely experienced" chief fall.
The doctors will be divided into two groups: one that roots for Derek and the other that questions his loyalty to the chief.
One doctor we can count on being on Derek's side is Owen. He feels that it was the right choice because it "benefits the most amount of people."
On whether Meredith will be greatly favored because she's married to the chief interim...
Justin Chambers, who plays Alex Karev, says definitely not and even points out that Meredith is smart enough to shine without taking advantage of her relationship with the chief interim. Chambers also says that his character will probably "throw out a few words that aren't necessarily polite about her sleeping with the Chief."
On how the former chief will be getting his life together...
Capshaw didn't seem to have any details on what the Richard Webber will be doing in the time being... hopefully some spoilers about this will come out soon!
Source: TV Guide