exclusive: cheerful Alum Harry Shum Jr concludes the collection of five new additions to the resident cast for the upcoming 19th season of ABCesteemed medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. Recently joined cast Adelaide KingAnd the Alexis FloydAnd the Nico Terhu And the Midori Francis. All five will play first-year surgical residents at Gray Sloan, which has been ordered to disband and rebuild the teaching program in the final eighteenth season.
Daniel “Blue” from Shum is sharp-witted, impatient and adorable. He is generous by nature but a competitor to fault, gifted by nature, and accustomed to winning at everything. A family crisis interfered with his career plans and now he has a lot to prove.
The character description hints at a back story that would explain why Daniel is a little older than the usual medical resident.
Known for his roles in Fox’s cheerful and Freeform’s Shadow huntersShum also starred, produced and co-designed the movie LXD (Legion of Exceptional Dancers), a Hulu dance series created by Jon M. Chu who also directed Shum in the hit film Crazy Rich Asians. He is then ready to copy it Crazy Rich AsiansCharlie Wu’s role in the upcoming spin-off film about Astrid Young Teo’s character Gemma Chan and her romance with Charlie.
Shum stars in this year’s hit indie hit Everything everywhere at once. He also stars in and executive produces a thrilling tech movie Intrusion signal broadcast, which premiered at SXSW and had a local theatrical/VOD release in Fall 2021. It is now available upon request. Last year, Shum starred alongside Nina Dobrev and Jamie O. Yang in the Netflix holiday movie hold dear.
In addition, Shum has partnered with The Conscious Kid and works with the Children’s Book Education Against Racism Initiative. It has been represented by Paradigm, Triniti Management, Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher.
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