Caterina Scorsone upped to regular on Grey's Anatomy

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Caterina Scorsone, who resurrected her Private Practice role of Amelia Shepherd on Grey’s Anatomy at the end of last season, will be joining ABC’s venerable medical soap as a full-fledged series regular in Season 11, TVLine has learned.

Scorsone’s promotion follows the spring departures of Grey’s cast members Sandra Oh (Cristina), Gaius Charles (Shane) and Tessa Ferrer (Leah).