The Morning Show actress, 55, and the director, 60, had been photographed chatting and laughing at the screening for his upcoming movie The Tender Bar, which stars Ben Affleck and Tye Sheridan.
Margulies and Clooney costarred within the medical drama from 1994 to 2000, taking part in nurse Carol Hathaway and Dr. Doug Ross, respectively. They each exited the present the identical yr however made cameos within the 2009 sequence finale.
In April, the eight-time SAG Award winner, the Ocean’s Eleven actor and the remainder of the ER forged got here collectively for a digital reunion for Stars within the House.
Anthony Edwards (Mark Greene), Noah Wyle (John Carter), Gloria Reuben (Jeanie Boulet), Laura Innes (Kerry Weaver), Goran Visnjic (Luka Kovac), Ming-Na Wen (Jing-Mei Chen) and CCH Pounder (Angela Hicks) had been in attendance throughout the Zoom chat.
“I remember when we were at the Upfronts. We were standing backstage — Julianna wasn’t allowed to be there, because [Carol] was supposed to be dead — and they showed [the trailer], and the place went apes—t,” Clooney recalled throughout the dialog. “We knew the time slot was great, because there had only been two shows in 16 years in that time slot — and suddenly it was like, ‘Oh, we’re going to be working for a while.’”
The Good Wife alum additionally shared her reminiscences of filming — and believing that her character died within the pilot.
“George called me and said, ‘If you’re thinking of taking another job, I urge you not to. I think in the next couple of days, you might be offered a series-regular role.’ And I said, ‘But I died, how does that work?’” she shared. “A week later, they called and said, ‘We’re going to make you a series regular.’”
As for a doable reboot of the drama, which took residence 23 Emmy Awards throughout its 15 seasons, Clooney was hesitant in regards to the concept.
“The hardest part is that when you look at the show and consistently over so many years — it would be hard to say that you could do it at the level that we did it. I’m not sure that that’s available,” the two-time Oscar winner stated. “I’m not sure [about a reboot]. It’s hard to catch lightning again.”
Earlier this month, Margulies echoed his ideas throughout an interview with WSJ. magazine.
“What kind of possible reunion can you have with people 30 years older than they were when they first started out?!” the Emmy winner stated. “I guess it’s only going to be embarrassing as far as I’m concerned.”