7 June 2012 11:33 AM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

"Dallas" heads to TNT next week, and one of the new stars of the rebooted series is a familiar face to primetime soap watchers - Jesse Metcalfe.

Playing Christopher Ewing, the adopted son of Bobby Ewing (the returning Patrick Duffy) and his first wife, Pam, is a breakout role for the former "Desperate Housewives" hunk, bound to make everyone forget about those shirtless TV romps with Eva Longoria.

Ambitious, environmentally-friendly, loyal, and with a lot of heart, Jesse's Christopher is his father's son.

It's a meaty role for the actor, whose character juggles being in an oil ...

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