Eric Dane Addresses Fan Theories About Grey’s & Euphoria

We loathe to burst your bubble but Eric Dane suggests that youthful Cal’s appreciate curiosity is not Derek Shepherd.

In the most up-to-date episode of Euphoria, which aired Sunday, Jan. 24, viewers had been taken back to see Cal (Elias Kacavas‘) higher university times and be introduced to his most effective mate, Derek (Henry Elkenberry). The flashback displays the teenagers embark on their 1st intimate associations with females ahead of having a journey to a homosexual bar, wherever they share an personal kiss. Any hopes for a romance are shattered when Cal finds out his girlfriend Marcia is expecting. 

Grey’s Anatomy enthusiasts ended up brief to speculate if Derek was a callback to Eric’s role opposite Patrick Dempsey in the Shonda Rhimes series. Just after all, Patrick’s character was named Derek Shepherd.

But in an exclusive interview with E! News, Eric said it was “purely coincidence” that present writer Sam Levinson chose that distinct identify for young Cal’s adore desire. So really don’t assume a Grey’s Anatomy and Euphoria crossover occasion whenever before long.