Dynasty, the iconic TV soap is back, this masterpiece of the 80s will be revived with the modern cast. According to the recent reports, the project has been given the green light in the US.
The main intrigue of the upcoming remake of Dynasty soap is who will take on a role of Alexis? Meanwhile we live in hope that the actress Joan Collins will appear in the reboot, the producer keep in secret the name of Alexis’ performer.
The Dynasty described the life of the US’ wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys. In a reboot, these clans are still at war – but this time, the story will be told from the perspective of two women in the thick of it all – Fallon Carrington (played by Elizabeth Gillies from comedy FX show Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll), daughter of billionaire Blake, and her soon-to-be stepmother, Cristal.
Linda Evans famously played Krystle in the original – this time around, Cristal (spot the spelling change), is a Hispanic woman marrying into a wealthy family. She will be played by The Vampire Diaries‘ Nathalie Kelley.
And billionaire charmer Jeff Colby, played by John James in the ’80s series, will be played by Nigerian-born actor Sam Adegoke this time around.
Blake’s chauffeur, Michael Culhane, will be played by African-American Hit the Floor star Robert Christopher Riley, while Empire’s Rafael de la Fuente, who hails from Venezuela, will also have a regular role.
So far, the preliminary casting and its racial diversity promise the really great reboot. By the way, Brad Pitt started his career from these TV series, his character will be kept in the Dynasty reboot as well.