Well here's a cast that will guarantee a pickup of the TNT pilot remake of "Dallas:" Larry Hagman, Linda Gray, Patrick Duffy.
Who's missing? Victoria Principal and Ken Kercheval. Also, the glorious Barbara Bel Geddes, who died in 2005, and Howard Keel, gone in 2004. There are many, many others . . . Charlene Tilton, Susan Howard . . . What a show. Here's TNT's announcement:
The updated "Dallas" will include 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. In the pilot for the new Dallas, Josh Henderson ("Desperate Housewives") will play John Ross. Jordana Brewster ("Fast & the Furious") will play Elena, who is involved in a love triangle with Christopher and John Ross.
Meanwhile, check out this 2008 Larry Hagman interview with the BBC; he is/was one cool dude...