and Diane Ladd
are in negotiations to play Ewing family parents Jock and Miss Ellie in the revamped Dallas
Directors and cast quit the film at the beginning of 2007, leaving signed-up star Luke Wilson
to comment he felt the film adaptation of the 1980s TV soap would never be made.
Wilson is reportedly still onboard, as is John Travolta
, who has been cast as oil tycoon villain J.R. Ewing - and now a few more gaps are being filled, with Dr. Dolittle
director Betty Thomas at the helm.
According to website CinemaBlend.com, Brolin has already agreed to play the part of Jock Ewing, the role played by the late Jim Davis in the TV series.
is reportedly in talks to replace Jennifer Lopez
as Pamela Ewing, while Julie Benz
has been offered the part of J.R.'s wife Sue Ellen Ewing.
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)