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So Exciting!‘Dynasty’ Is Getting a Reboot — and We Can’t Wait to Go Back to 1981!

Soap opera fans didn’t see this one coming!

The CW has picked up the iconic ’80s show Dynasty for a reboot — and we can’t wait to see the popular series officially brought back to TV!

The original Dynasty appeared on ABC with more than 200 episodes from 1981 until 1989, and the cast was made up of big names including John Forsythe, Joan Collins, Heather Locklear, and more.

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The original cast of Dynasty.

However, the remake — which has not yet been given a release date although it was added to CW’s 2017-2018 — will now star Grant Show, Elizabeth Gillies, Nathalie Kelley, James Mackay, Alan Dale, Sam Adegoke, Robert Christopher Riley, and Rafael de la Fuente, which means as of now, none of the original cast will return.

Similar to the original show, the revival will follow a similar storyline of two wealthy families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, feuding, just this time with more diversity.

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In September 2016, E News revealed the network was working on a reboot with the original show’s creators Esther and Richard Shapiro. The CW has previously revived iconic series Beverly Hills, 90210 and Melrose Place on the channel as well.

Click through the gallery below to see the original cast of Dynasty then and now!