The series creator and showrunner, who also penned the final episode “Over a Cliff,” confirmed that a possible revival in the future is Doa at a live table-read of the series finale script by members of the cast at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday night. “‘Scandal’ is finished,” said Rhimes. “I love everybody and would work with everybody again in a heartbeat, but ‘Scandal’ is finished.”
Tony Goldwyn, who played President Fitzgerald Grant III and Pope’s object of affection, echoed her sentiments. “I mean, who knows, but I think it ended. And it ended beautifully. It’s over,” Goldwyn told Variety.
Referencing “Hamilton,” Rhimes called the finale event to benefit the Actors Fund the “One Last Time” of “Scandal,” as