Keifer Sutherland "24" and Josh Holloway "LOST" fans might be able to get their weekly fix soon if the remake of "Dallas" that TNT is shooting takes off. If the pilot episode pulls in it's fan base from twenty years ago plus the new star power the show is recruiting, this show is guaranteed a record viewing audience.
The cast reads like a who's who of popular actors from then and now, check it out!
NEW "DALLAS" CAST
- Keifer Sutherland - "24" as J.R.'s son John Ross Ewing III
- Josh Holloway - "LOST"
- Jennifer Love Hewitt - "Ghost Whisperer"
- Ali Larter - "Heroes"
- not yet cast - Bobby Ewing's son
- Mary Lynn Rajskub - John Ross Ewing III's personal assistant < '24' Examiner fantasy casting
OLD "DALLAS" REGULARS RETURNING
- Larry Hagman J.R. Ewing
- Patrick Duffy as Bobby Ewing (hopeful)
- Linda Gray as Sue Ellen Ewing (hopeful)
TNT's Michael Wright said: "This is not a remake as much as a continuation. It takes the next generation of Ewings and continues the battle."
The pilot is set to begin filming around New Years, no air date has been released.
The original series "Dallas" aired for 14 seasons including the original mini-series from 1978-1991with the "Who Shot JR?" episode being one of the most watched show ever in the U.S. Internationally "Dallas" still holds the record for the most watched episode with nearly 360 million viewers tuning in to see who shot J.R. (Source Wikipedia and Imdb.org)
Enjoy the slide show of "Dallas" then and the video of the one of the most annoying moments for Dallas fans where Pam wakes up from her dream and explains it to Bobby. From the episode "The Return To Camelot" Part 1.
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