Glee alum Harry Shum Jr. rounds out the group of five new occupant cast augmentations for the impending 19th season of ABC’s medical clinical show Gray’s Anatomy. He joins recently cast Adelaide Kane, Alexis Floyd, Niko Terho and Midori Francis. Every one of the five will play first-year surgical residents at Gray Sloan, which was requested to disband and reconstruct its teaching program in the Season 18 finale.
Shum’s Daniel “Blue” Kwan is sharp-witted, impatient and brilliant. He is generous by nature however competitive to a fault, naturally gifted, and used to succeeding with regards to everything. A family emergency slowed down his career plans and presently he has a great deal to demonstrate.
The character description indicates a backstory that would explain why Daniel is somewhat older than your typical medical resident.
Known for his parts in Fox’s Glee and Freeform’s Shadowhunters, Shum likewise featured in, produced and co-choreographed The LXD (Legion of Extraordinary Dancers), a Hulu dance series made by Jon M. Chu who additionally directed Shum in the hit film Crazy Rich Asians. He’s next set to repeat his Crazy Rich Asians’ role of Charlie Wu in the forthcoming spinoff film which centers around Gemma Chan’s character of Astrid Young Teo and her romance with Charlie.
Shum plays one of the leads in the current year’s breakout indie hit Everything Everywhere All at Once. He likewise stars in and executive produces technological thriller Broadcast Signal Intrusion, which debuted at SXSW and had a domestic theatrical/VOD release in fall 2021. It is currently accessible on-demand. Last year, Shum featured close by Nina Dobrev and Jimmy O. Yang in Netflix’s holiday film Love Hard.