TNT has officially
greenlit their Dallas reboot, the network announced Friday.
Based on the
popular series that ran from 1978-1991, Dallas centers around the
rivalries and power struggles within a the Ewing family, a Texas oil and cattle-ranching
dynasty. The original was famous for its notable cliffhangers, including the
well-known, "Who Shot J.R.?"
TNT will be giving
viewers a sneak peak of Dallas during the season
premieres of Rizzoli & Isles and The Closer, both of which
are on Monday, June 11. Sneak peaks can also be viewed at
The new series stars Josh Henderson (90210), Jesse Metcalfe (John
Tucker Must Die), Jordana Brewster (Fast & Furious), Julie
Gonzalo (Veronica Mars) and Brenda Strong (Desperate Housewives),
who will be joined by original castmembers Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray and Larry
The 10-episode season is expected to premiere in summer 2012.