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Keck's Exclusives: Dynasty Heads to the Big Screen

Dynasty creators Richard and Esther Shapiro are putting the finishing touches on a film script that would be a prequel to their 1980s oil drama, focusing on the 1960s love story between twentysomething Blake Carrington (John Forsythe) and teen Alexis Morrell (Joan Collins).

"It seems to be the right time, with Sex and the City and some of the other TV shows having jumped to the big screen," says Richard, adding that "everyone has always wanted to know the beginnings of Blake and Alexis, who was in love with him throughout the series."

The film opens with Blake battling his half siblings upon discovering he's a Carrington more


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Year Title Description
2006 Dynasty Reunion TV Show Series, Appearing
2006 The Motel Movie, Exec. Producer
1976 The Great Scout And Cathouse Thursday Movie, Writer
1964 Bonanza: A Dime's Worth of Glory
Season 6, Episode 7
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