Saturday, July 9, 2011

Dallas - the new generation

I am most likely dating myself here, but I used to watch Dallas as a kid with my parents.  That was the highlight of our weekly tv shows - what would JR do next?  I remember a season finale - Who Shot JR?  Whoa!  We could hardly wait for the next season.

Well, for Dallas fans out there, it's coming back!  

Here's what "they're" saying:

It’s been a long time coming but Dallas is officially back as TV series  in Summer 2012 only on TNT in a 10 episode run
This is fantastic news for fans of the series as Larry Hagman, Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy reprise their roles alongside the next generation of Ewings played by Josh Henderson, Jesse Metcafe, Jordana Brewster and Julie Gonzalo.
Brenda Strong from Desperates Housewives fame also joins the cast as the latest wife of Bobby Ewing.
So JR is back in town as we see a brand new chapater unfold with JR’s son John Ross as the man we love to hate.
The new version will focus on the Ewing offspring — J.R. Ewing’s son John Ross (Josh Henderson of Desperate Housewives), and Christopher, the adopted son of Bobby and Pam Ewing (Jesse Metcalfe of Desperate Housewives) — as they clash over the family dynasty’s future. Jordana Brewster (Fast & Furious) stars as Elena, who is involved in a love triangle with Christopher and John Ross. Julie Gonzalo (Veronica Mars) stars as Christopher’s fiancée Rebecca. The updated Dallas will feature original series stars Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray. Hagman gained worldwide fame for his portrayal of oil baron J.R. Ewing. Gray played J.R.’s wife Sue Ellen Ewing, while Duffy portrayed J.R.’s younger brother Bobby.
If you can’t wait that long check out the new series TNT official website for behind the scenes photos, and more.


Can hardly wait!


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