Fact: Producers of revamped Tv drama Dallas have been given the go-ahead to shoot a third season. The sex-and-scandal story of the Ewing oil dynasty returned in 2012 after a 21-year hiatus but the future of the show was thrown into doubt following the death of lynchpin actor Larry Hagman in November (12) during shooting of season two. Now Hagman's co-star Patrick Duffy has confirmed Tnt network bosses have agreed to a third series, scheduled for broadcast next year (14).
Tweet: "I have read each of your notes and thru (sic) my heart passed them on to Larry. I thank every one of you. Back to life!" Actor Patrick Duffy thanks fans for their outpouring of support following the death of his Dallas co-star Larry Hagman last week (23Nov12).
Quote: "I am very ecologically minded. My ranch is organic. I drive hybrid cars, I recycle as much as I can. I irritate my wife no end because I'm always turning off lights in the room while she's sitting in it." Eco-friendly star Patrick Duffy is nothing like his famous oil baron character Bobby Ewing on Dallas.
Fact: Former Dallas actor Patrick Duffy's star turn on the British pantomime circuit has seen box office records at Woking's Victoria Theatre smashed this festive season (DEC06) with ticket sales topping GBP1 million ($1.95 million). Duffy plays BARON HARDUP in the Cinderella production there.
Fact: DALLAS star Patrick Duffy is set for a US soap comeback - the actor, who played BOBBY EWING in Dallas, will join the cast of daytime soap THE BOLD + THE BEAUTIFUL next month (APR06).