Chyler Leigh as an actress on "Grey's Anatomy" was one of the preferred actresses and thus it was a shock when she left the show and took a break from acting in 2012. She returned to the television screens in 2013 with the movie "Window Wonderland" and in the summer of 2014 will be seen as the star of the television show "Taxi Brooklyn" based on the French movie franchise and some entertainment insiders feel that it could be her vehicle into the movies as a leading lady.
The one thing that no one has ever questioned about Chyler Leigh is whether she has the ability to be a leading lady on either the small or big screen. In "Grey's Anatomy" from the moment she arrived on set she displayed an exceptional dramatic acting range as the half-sister of Dr. Meredith Grey. She made her character one that viewers connected with because of how she showed the various aspects of her character's personality in the unique situation of being the sibling of one of the top doctors at the hospital.
In "Taxi Brooklyn" she is the star, an ambitious detective who solves crimes with the assistance of a Brooklyn taxi driver for Marseilles, Frances who becomes her unofficial chauffeur as well as her eyes and ears on the street. The role as Cat Sullivan in the television series enables filmmakers to see her as a leading lady and entertainment insiders are predicting that this will lead to future movie opportunities.
Chyler Leigh as the lead actress in "Taxi Brooklyn" will attract the attention of filmmakers and they will see in each episode an actress who has the presence and acting talent to be great on both the small and big screens as a leading lady.