Desperate Housewives star cast in Joan Collins’ iconic role of Alexis Carrington in Dynasty reboot
Posted by Will Stroude on November 29, 2017 11:04 am
Originally From: Attitude
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For years she ruled the US primetime TV roost as Dynasty‘s baddest bitch, but Alexis Carrington will look markedly different when she makes her debut in The CW’s reboot of the classic ’80s soap next year.
The scheming socialite, famously played in the original series by Dame Joan Collins, has been recast for the show’s modern re-imagining from the creators of Gossip Girl, but it turns out their their choice of replacement is an absolute corker.
Yep, Alexis is set to be played by none other than Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan, who thrilled audiences Desperate Housewives‘s resident uber-bitch for five seasons between 2004-2009.
Alexis, the first wife of Blake Carrington and mother to Fallon and Steven, will “return unexpectedly to their world, challenging Blake’s marriage to Cristal, seeking to reunite with her children, and fighting to claim