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One last emergency for “ER”s Clooney and Margulies?

January 22, 2009

FILM-VENICE/Have the producers of  hospital drama “ER” finally manged to entice George Clooney back for the closing episodes of the final season?

If celebrity Web site reports are true — and NBC is firmly declining to confirm them so far — Clooney’s heartthrob Dr. Doug Ross has been spotted filming scenes for “ER” in Los Angeles this week, and so has his old on-screen flame,  nurse Carol Hathaway, played by Juliana Margulies.

The reports follow months of denials from the Clooney camp that the actor, who launched his Oscar-winning career on the hospital soap 10 years ago, was prepared to put his scrubs on one more

Clooney,  we were assured, had  been there, done that, and was busy making movies.

Actors Anthony Edwards, whose character Dr Mark Greene died of brain cancer in 2002, has already appeared in flashback and Laura Innes (Dr. Weaver) , Noah Wyle (Dr. John Carter) and Paul McCrane (Dr. Romano) agreed to return months ago.

“ER” closes its doors for good on April 2 after 15 seasons, with a reunion and a two-hour final episode. 

(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis)


I like ER and sure like George Cloony


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