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Actor Harry Shum Jr. will join the Grey's Anatomy cast in the show's upcoming season.
According to EW, it has been confirmed that Shum will play Daniel "Blue" Kwan, a first-year surgical resident at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
His character will be brilliant, sharp-witted and impatient. He will be generous but also competitive.
Part of the character's storyline will revolve around a family emergency that interfered with Daniel's career plans, which Grey's will likely dive into.
There is also an aspect of mystery with the character's nickname, "Blue," which could give a clue to his backstory.
It is speculated that the nickname could hint at Daniel being ex-military or a former college athlete.
Fans will likely recognize Shum's long-standing role as Mike Chang on Glee.
He also held a starring role in the Step Up series and the Freeform supernatural drama, Shadowhunters.
Aside from TV roles, Shum also had a surprise scene mid-credits in Crazy Rich Asians,
Which hinted at a future romance between him and Gemma Chan's character, Astrid.
Shum has already been signed for the Crazy Rich Asians sequel and spin-off, both currently in development.
Season 19 of Grey's Anatomy premieres on ABC Thursday, October 6, at 9 PM. ET.