I am going to be balling my Dallas-lovin' eyes out this winter! TV Guide has revealed two sexy blasts from J.R. Ewing's (the late Larry Hagman) past will be present when the legendary character heads for the Big Oil Baron's Ball in the Sky later this year.
Deborah Shelton and Cathy Podewell will be respectively reprising the roles of lingerie model-turned-mistress Mandy Winger and hayseed bride Calpurnia "Cally" Harper Ewing on the TNT update of the original CBS hit. READ MORE
producers quickly began crafting a proper sendoff — one that is rumored to feature a number of returning Dallas vets (including several that have not yet been seen on the TNT version.)
What kind of chaos will Jock and Miss Ellie's (the late Jim Davis and Barbara Bel Geddes) boozehound son Gary (Ted Shackelford) bring with him when he returns to Dallas in Season 2? According to the Dallas Fanzine's Facebook page, Gary will be thrown into the battle for the drilling rights beneath Southfork. READ MORE
J.R. Ewing may not have had much use for "foundling" nephew Christopher, but next generation Dallas star Jesse Metcalfe was honored to share screentime with the character's portrayer Larry Hagman. Tweeted Metcalfe:
Ruthless oil baron J.R. Ewing and alcoholic, former Miss Texas Sue Ellen Shepard had one of primetime television's ugliest marriages; actually, two of primetime television's ugliest marriages, since they were hitched twice on the original Dallas! Once the director yelled "CUT!" it was a totally different story for J.R. and Sue Ellen's portrayers Larry Hagman and Linda Gray, who reunited in 2011 to begin filming TNT's Dallas continuation.
Gray, who was reportedly at Hagman's bedside when he died, tweeted the following about her pal and co-star:
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