Prepare to see less of Ellen Pompeo in Grey's Anatomy season 19

The actress is also poised to take on her first new screen role since 2005.

The Untitled Orphan Project is a take on the true story of Americans Kristine Barnett and Michael Barnett, who allegedly abandoned their adopted Ukrainian daughter Natalia, claiming she was actually an adult "sociopath."

Fans will have to wait a little longer to find out: Production on the new season is set to begin this week, with season 19 set to premiere at Oct. 6.

When the show was renewed for season 19, Dana Walden, chairman of entertainment at Walt Disney Television, praised its longevity.

"Grey's Anatomy is a true phenomenon, beloved by audiences around the world," she said in a statement. "Whether they catch it live on ABC, or stream it on Hulu or globally on Disney+ or Star+, it's clear that fans can't get enough of Shonda Rhimes' brilliant creation." Walden added, "We have enormous faith in Shonda, Krista Vernoff, Ellen Pompeo and the entire creative team to unlock new, untold stories that will continue to focus on modern medicine, tackle the issues that shape the world around us, and resonate deeply with loyal fans for years to come."

Representatives for Pompeo and Hulu didn't immediately respond to requests for comment.

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Meredith. Alex. Bailey. The doctors are definitely in on Shonda Rhimes' hospital melodrama.