'Dallas': Jesse Metcalfe says Christopher Ewing is 'very much the rancher'


Zap2it: You're playing one of the "good guys" on "Dallas." Is it tough to keep a character like that interesting?Jesse Metcalfe: The great thing about my character is that although Christopher was introduced in the first series, you really don't know that much about him, so our very capable writers were free to create a character that was very compelling and at the same time very conflicted. I think as an actor, that's the kind of character you really want to play.PICS: TV of the Lone Star state - Everything's bigger in TexasZap2it: What's your take on Christopher?Jesse Metcalfe: Christopher is introduced as the anti-Ewing. He's adopted, and he's coming back to Southfork after studying abroad and developing his alternative energy patent in China. When he comes back to the family, he is very much driven by his need to prove himself to his father and also to assert his position in the Ewing hierarchy....



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