JR's back: Larry Hagman signs up for new 'Dallas'

Wednesday February 2, 2011

Fans of iconic Eighties soap Dallas read on – JR is making a comeback.

The 79-year-old actor who played him, Larry Hagman, has signed up to appear in the pilot for the new TV show which will delve once again into the lives of the Ewing family.

Also making a return are Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray - aka Bobby and Sue Ellen.

This time around, the show will focus on cousins John Ross Ewing III and his adopted cousing Christopher Ewing, and their battles for supremacy.

Desperate Housewives star Josh Henderson will play John Ross.

A commence date for shooting of the project is yet to be announced.

Photo: © Rex Features

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