Hagman's death means new Dallas end for J R


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The second series of the revived oil-tycoon soap Dallas will continue shooting despite the death of one of its stars, Larry Hagman, 81, on Friday.

A spokesman for Channel 5, the UK broadcaster of the classic US drama, said the script would be re-written to incorporate his death. Hagman played villain J R Ewing and helped the soap become a global hit in the 1980s.