Jesse Metcalfe will play Bobby and Pam’s adoptive son Christopher Ewing in the TNT pilot.
Jesse famed for his role in Desperate Housewives will play the volatile Christopher, who battle it out with Josh Henderson’s John Ross. For those of you who don’t know, Christopher’s real mother is Kristen Sheperd who famously shot JR.
Meanwhile Julie Gonzalo will play the role of Rebecca Sutter, who engaged to Jesse’s Christopher Ewing.
Julie is is an Argentine-American actress. She is perhaps best known for her roles as Parker Lee in Veronica Mars, Shelby in A Cinderella Story and Maggie Dekker in Eli Stone. She has been in two movies with Chad Michael Murray: Freaky Friday (2003) and A Cinderella Story (2004). She also starred in two movies with Jamie Lee Curtis: Freaky Friday (2003) and Christmas with the Kranks (2004). She also guest-starred in the pilot episode of Drake and Josh. Gonzalo has been cast in the lead of NBC’s upcoming Day One