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Olivia Pope and Annalise Keating Could Be in the Same Room, and I Think I’m Gonna Die

image: ABC/Teresa Jusino Kerry Washington Viola Davis "Scandal" "How to Get Away With Murder"

Scandal‘s Olivia Pope and How to Get Away With Murder‘s Annalise Keating are two of the most powerful and fascinating women on television right now, played beautifully by Kerry Washington and Viola Davis, respectively. Wouldn’t it be amazing if they could share screen time? Well, this might not be as far-fetched as we thought!

According to Deadline Hollywood, the word is that a crossover between ABC’s Shondaland shows, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder, is currently under way! Deadline’s Nellie Andreeva heard that the episode will air later this season, though “[r]eps for ABC and the series’ producers ABC Studios and Shonda Rhimes’ Shondaland would not comment.”

However, it’s hard not to get excited when the show’s leading ladies are playing Instagram Tag with each other from each other’s shooting locations. Washington started it off with this shot of her in the hallway of one of HTGAWM‘s court locations:

Hey Ms @violadavis ❤️ check it out. This spot look familiar?! Where are you?

A post shared by Kerry Washington (@kerrywashington) on

Davis followed up with this shot of Annalise in the Oval Office:

Hey @KerryWashington, guess where I am?!

A post shared by Viola Davis (@violadavis) on

You guys. I need to buy a CASE of red wine for this. SEVERAL cases. I can’t decide if Olivia and Annalise would love each other, or absolutely hate each other.

Shondaland fans, what do you think? How would an Olivia Pope/Annalise Keating meeting go down? Would you be into a crossover? Let’s talk about it below!

(image: ABC/Teresa Jusino)

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Teresa Jusino (she/her) is a native New Yorker and a proud Puerto Rican, Jewish, bisexual woman with ADHD. She's been writing professionally since 2010 and was a former TMS assistant editor from 2015-18. Now, she's back as a contributing writer. When not writing about pop culture, she's writing screenplays and is the creator of your future favorite genre show. Teresa lives in L.A. with her brilliant wife. Her other great loves include: Star Trek, The Last of Us, anything by Brian K. Vaughan, and her Level 5 android Paladin named Lal.