ABC confirmed that a crossover between Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder is currently in the works. Series stars Kerry Washington (Olivia Pope) and Viola Davis (Annalise Keating) teased the crossover on social media.
Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes and How to Get Away with Murder creator Peter Nowalk confirmed that the two Shondaland drama series will be staging a crossover event this season. This will be the first crossover between the shows, which Rhimes serves as executive producer for both series. Rhimes is also the showrunner for Scandal. The crossover will begin on a new episode of Scandal and conclude on a new episode of How to Get Away with Murder. Scandal’s crossover episode will be written by Raamla Mohamed and directed by Tony Goldwyn, who also stars as Fitz Grant in the series. The How to Get Away with Murder crossover episode will be written by Morenike Balogun and Sarah L. Thompson with Zetna Fuentes serving as director.
Scandal is currently in its seventh and final season while How to Get Away with Murder is currently in its fourth season. Both shows are set to return midseason on Jan. 18 as well as Shondaland’s Grey’s Anatomy.
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