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ABC, Shonda Bringing Denny Back to Life?

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We're not sure whether this is good or bad news for Grey's Anatomy fans, but regardless, you'll be able to see more Jeffrey Dean Morgan on ABC.

Coming Soon: More MorganMorgan, who was lauded by critics and fans for his portrayal of charismatic and ill-fated heart patient Denny Duquette, has signed on as a regular cast member on new ABC series from Shonda Rhimes, the creator and executive producer of Grey's Anatomy.

The Untitled Shonda Rhimes Project, as it is now known, revolves around a group of female journalists. According to Reuters, ABC has ordered a pilot episode.

While it comes as little surprise that Morgan's newfound fame landed him another ABC role, this news officially extinguishes flickering hopes of Grey's fans that Denny might return to Seattle Grace in some capacity. The handsome actor endeared himself to Dr. Izzie Stevens (Katherine Heigl) for much of the series' second season.

In addition to his guest role on Grey's Anatomy, Morgan appeared on the WB Network series Supernatural as the ghost-busting father of stars Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki. He was also recurring character on Weeds, the Showtime comedy starring Mary Louise Parker. Morgan played Parker's dead husband, who often appears in flashbacks and fantasy sequences.

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UPDATE TO ALL WHO LOVE GREY'S ANATOMY and THE LOST BEAUTY>> >DENNY
OK wow.. this website is kinda behind.sad really. izzie goes back to the hospital and yes denny is dead but his charactor is not. Since he was such a big shot in Grey's anyone who turned him down would be foolish. he was also amazing in Supernatural.... even tho he was their dad... he was a damh HOT dad.. with damh hot kids... lol. So hopefully their will be lots of him on the screen in the future... it will give us all something to look forward to. Well in Grey's Anatomy Merideth and Mc Dreamy get back togther after a few complicated episodes of drama. Mc Steamy also joins the crew. George and calli break up... she sleeps with McSteamy. Mc Steamy falls for meridth and trys to convine her to start a new with him. she chooses derick or course. so he gets with addison... again and again and again.. she even becomes pregnet. SHOCK! izzie rejoins the team and has to work her way back up the top... she also has a 8.7 million dollar check from denny.... but she wont cash it until she knows what good the money will do. Dr. Burkes hand keeps twitching so chritina comes up with a stuiped plan to cover it up by her assisting all his surgeries and doining it for him... like a running cross stitch on a heart... coolies. But when they have a fight christina dobbs him in. pitty too because burke was about to be cheif as the cheif was retirring to be with his wife.. to bad so sad. Dr. Mcdreamy fixs his hand tho. Meridths sister is in the picture again... she even offers merideth a family with her's ... mer turns her down .. coldly... heheh nice. says i do not want your family as i have my own. The people she works with and her sick mom. Her mom is still all sick and upset because the richard left her .. she actually blaims child meredith. Back to sisters.... one of Mc Dreamy's sisters visits and she is a Mcbitch. lol. Alex can't seem to pull him self away from addisions feild of specialty and he also is still in love with izze. tells her so but it is too soon... as she still loves denny.... as would I!!!!!!!!! LETS see what other spoilers and updates can i give you.. hhhm i willl leave you with one bad thing apoun the horrizen. McDreamy has night terrors which is a sign of his health state.. as he is..... :). The chick that rights this rocks! love you hun and the filming people and everyone behin and infront. well i gotta go do Bio homework or just watch grey's anatomy. Rest In Peace Denny. Tribute to all the good you did to us perving public.. lol. bye

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The new pilot has been pushed back a few more weeks. The script was 20 pages too long and was having to be reworked. No date as yet to start production, but hopefully it will get going in October. Last I heard it is only the pilot.

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I'm glad they killed Denny off Greys , because he is so good on Supernatural !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love Jeffrey Dean Morgan on anything though , but my favorite show is Supernatural !!!!!!!!!!

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Make it all a dream or something....Bring him back! He is an asset to your show. Really. If not, send him to Florida please!

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We all loved him, yes. But Denny's dead. Get over it. There is more to look forward to.

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I wish that they could return Denny, but as much as I love to watch Grey's Anatomy, I don't think I could take it going that deep into "SOAP" type of writing. We are a little borderline as it is.
I look forward to the new show with Mr. Morgan, but I came to like "Denny", I hope that the new character will have the same humor and charm that Denny did. Is this just a test pilot? Or are they under contract to produce a certain number of shows?
I also thought that a guest stint on Desperate Housewife's would be a good idea. There is already a good working relationship between Mr. Morgan and ABC, and in the new season of that program there would be some rebuilding of Susan's home. I think there is opportunity here for a role on another popular show increasing the visibility of Mr. Morgan, and allowing for enough time off while, also working on his other shows, as well as give time towards movie roles. This would allow for the Sunday night viewers of ABC to also be exposed to some versatility, and see him as a different type of character.

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i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
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i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
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i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!!
i wanna Denny back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Get him back with Izzie, plz!! DON'T LET ME DOWN

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Can you say UntitledShondaRhimesProjectIns... You guys rule and we need it!

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Denny can easily come back! Here's how: It could have all been a dream. It looked like one collective dream to us, but there were several individual dreams. Everyone was exhausted, and therefore could have easily dozed off. The prom hasn't taken place yet. Other shows have done it, Grey's can do it too. The majority of us want our Denny back!!!!

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I can'i imagine how he could come back. I mean he's dead usually people don't come back to life lf they want to. Denny is dead.