Geena Davis

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Geena Davis is going to be scrubbing in at Grey-Sloan Memorial!

The Oscar winner has booked a major guest arc on the upcoming 11th season of Grey's Anatomy, the actress' rep and ABC confirmed Friday to E! News.

While she starred in the 2012 A&E miniseries Coma, a remake of the chilling 1978 movie of the same name, this marks Davis' return to a network series since she starred on the well-received yet short-lived Commander in Chief.

We knew that Shonda Rhimes would know how to shake things up now that Sandra Oh has left the building!

Grey's Anatomy, Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh

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Davis will play—surprise, surprise—a surgeon on the still-chugging medical drama, but no other details were forthcoming. 

The 58-year-old actress, who received an Emmy nomination for playing U.S. President Mackenzie Allen on Commander in Chief, was most recently in Lake Bell's feature directorial debut, In a World..., and has the indie comedy Me Him Her in the works.

Geena Davis, Commander in Chief


Also quite notably, Davis and her partner in Oscar-nominated crime, Susan Sarandon, channeled Thelma & Louise this year when the stunning redheads posed for another epic selfie, 23 years after their characters' impromptu Polaroid left a lasting impression.

Meanwhile, Grey's Anatomy returns to ABC in September, and presumably Ellen Pompeo's Meredith will be dealing with both McDreamy's D.C. job offer and a half-sister she'll be meeting any day now.

Geena Davis had better buckle her seatbelt—plot bumps ahead.

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