Off screen events referring to Ken Kercheval passing away? So you'd be open to the idea of a recast? It's an interesting idea. I don't usually like recasts just on the principle of it, but if a recast would lead to another Dallas continuation and this time one that is accurate as to the history of the series regarding both the events that took place from 1978-1991 and accurate as to the characters' personalities. I thought the personalities were simplified a lot in TNT Dallas and in most cases they left out the redeeming qualities and amplified the negative qualities. The character of Cliff was easily the least accurate of all of the them.No. I don't consider off screen events to be the final say. Of course, where Dallas is concerned, what happens on screen is not necessarily binding either,
I'm always open to the idea of a recast - at least in theory. I don't believe the writers should necessarily be beholden to the whims of the cast in telling their story but in practice I admit it can be tricky finding the right replacement.So you'd be open to the idea of a recast? I
It was said at the time that with Jock gone it was necessary to keep Miss Ellie alive because she was the only one left who could keep JR in line.If Barbara Bel Geddes wasn't expected to ever be able to return to acting I doubt they would have recast her.