A former resident of Port Charles is moving to Denver! Brianna Brown (ex-Lisa, GENERAL HOSPITAL) has been cast as Claudia in the DYNASTY reboot for The CW!
“My next project!” she tweeted. “For those who remember the original DYNASTY, I’ll be playing Claudia!”
My next project! 🎉For those who remember the original Dynasty, I'll be playing Claudia! #dynasty #actress #grateful #pilot pic.twitter.com/BGkAk2NN9E— Brianna Brown (@BrownBrianna) March 21, 2017
My next project! 🎉For those who remember the original Dynasty, I'll be playing Claudia! #dynasty #actress #grateful #pilot pic.twitter.com/BGkAk2NN9E
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MELROSE PLACE’s Grant Show will be playing Blake Carrington, originally played by John Forsythe. Elizabeth Gillies has been cast as Fallon Carrington, the role originated by Pamela Sue Martin and later played by Emma Samms (ex-Holly, GH).
In the original ABC primetime soap, Claudia Blaisdel was played by Pamela Bellwood. The character had an affair with and married the sexually-confused Steven Carrington, ended up in a sanitarium after kidnapping Fallon’s baby, and ultimately perished in a fire at La Mirage.
Pamela Bellwood and Jack Coleman as Claudia and Steven in a 1983 episode of DYNASTY. (Photo Credit: ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
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Since leaving GH, Brown enjoyed a role on primetime sudser DEVIOUS MAIDS, and last year became engaged to fiancé Richie Keen.
The DYNASTY reboot is from GOSSIP GIRL creators Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, and Sallie Patrick. Original DYNASTY creators Esther and Richard Shapiro will also serve as executive producers on the new version. We’ll be sure to let you know when the premiere is scheduled so you can tune in for all the drama!
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