Why millions of fans have felt a great disturbance in the Force.
I was 6 when Dallas went off the air, so I have been spared thus far, mercifully from everything I hear, from ever having to watch an episode. I haven't been able to maintain the level of ignorance that I would have liked, since on occasion when I've mention my hometown in places that aren't Texas, ... More >>
Photo by Zade Rosenthal, courtesy Turner Entertainment Networks, Inc.Father and son: Larry Hagman and Josh Henderson on the set of Dallas yesterdayTNT's crack publicity department sends word: Production began on that next-gen Dallas this week -- 21 hours ago, or thereabouts, from the looks of Jo ... More >>
That quote in the headline comes from Patrick Duffy in the behind-the-scenes peek that follows; Bobby Ewing always was so ... sincere. Still is. Now, more than ever. Above, of course, is the sneak peek at the next-gen Dallas TNT provided last night -- a good year before the series makes its official ... More >>
Eleven long months ago we got word that while there'd be no big-screen Dallas, TNT was eying a small-screen revisit to Southfork. Since then, nothing -- at least, not till today. The Turner-owned network confirms that "an updated version of the classic TV series" is indeed among the four pilots o ... More >>
Some random notes this a.m. -- so till Merten decides to get back in gear with his Virtual Coffee, how 'bout a First Smoke of the Day? Like this puff (piece) from New York magazine concerning New York City Opera's new director, some guy named George Steel ... sounds familiar, can't quite place it, i ... More >>
Thirty years after Dallas, fans worldwide came, saw and were conquered.
Rob Lowe's allegedly been added to the Dallas cast. Can Ally Sheedy be far behind? They just won't give up. It's been months since we've mentioned that left-for-dead Dallas movie, which was scheduled to be shot around these parts in November till a new director and new writers were brought in for ye ... More >>
Morgan Fairchild, being honored by Woman in Film next week, was the Jessica Simpson of her day. But smarter. And prettier. And more talented. For what it's worth, Patrick Duffy--the guy who played Bobby Ewing and, even better, the Man from Atlantis--is against the remake of Dallas, which is on hold ... More >>
I've always wanted to write a book. Maybe there's one in the making--or, rather, the unmaking--of the movie version of Dallas. God knows it'll be better than the film. When it happens. If it happens. Please, sweet baby James, don't ever let it happen. The not happening is so much better. In case you ... More >>
My favorite thing about this item are the first two words: "Movie star." I just like the fact someone felt the need to remind people who Luke Wilson is, 'cause God forbid they confuse him with pastry chef Luke Wilson or flamenco instructor Luke Wilson or gas-station attendant Luke Wilson. Everything ... More >>
He plays golf with George Clooney. He clowns around with Chris Tucker. He's best buddies with Peri Gilpin. He's a pasty white dude named Steve Stodghill.