Nicollette Sheridan to play Alexis Carrington on Dynasty
Nicollette Sheridan (Desperate Housewives, Knots Landing) has been cast as Alexis Carrington in Dynasty on The CW. Alexis Carrington is the first wife of Blake Carrington and mother to Fallon and Steven. She will return unexpectedly to their world, challenging Blake’s marriage to Cristal, seeking to reunite with her children, and fighting to claim what is hers.
Alexis Carrington was played by Joan Collins on the original Dynasty.
Wealth, power, deception, and double-dealing… what does it take to build a dynasty? A modern re-imagining of the iconic primetime soap, centering on the powerful Carrington family as they defend their throne against the Colbys, new rivals and threats, and even each other. Dynasty stars Elizabeth Gillies (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll), Nathalie Kelley (UnReal, The Vampire Diaries), James Mackay (The Leftovers), Sam Adegoke (Murder in the First), Robert Christopher Riley (Hit the Floor) and Rafael de la Fuente (Empire), with Alan Dale (The O.C.), and Grant Show (Melrose Place).
Dynasty is from CBS Television Studios in association with Fake Empire, with executive producers Josh Schwartz (Gossip Girl), Stephanie Savage (Gossip Girl), Sallie Patrick (Revenge), Esther and Richard Shapiro (the creators of the original Dynasty) and Brad Silberling (Jane the Virgin).
Dynasty airs Wednesdays, 9:00-10:00pm ET/PT on The CW.
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