First look: Olivia Pope meets Annalise Keating in the Scandal and HTGAWM crossover eve

 ABC/Eric McCandlessOlivia Pope and Annalise Keating will officially cross paths on March 1.

In the first look photo from the upcoming Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder crossover event, obtained by Entertainment Weekly, Kerry Washington’s Olivia Pope and Viola Davis’ Annalise Keating are seen walking into a conference room together, both with no-nonsense looks on their faces.

While the exact storyline hasn’t been announced, it’s rumored to have something to do with Annalise’s class action lawsuit against the state of Pennsylvania. 

Davis tells EW, It was black girl magic on steroids! Me and Kerry dancing to ‘Rock the Boat’? Hey, it can’t get any better.

Washington adds, “ I really love Viola. I have such immense respect and admiration for her.

Scandal airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET on ABC, followed by HTGAWM at 10 p.m. ET.