Who's Coming Back To Melrose Place?


Nov. 4 2008, Published 6:25 a.m. ET

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With vacancies opeing in the hotly anticipated Melrose Place spin off, producers want to lure some famous former residents back the the steamy apartment complex.

But while Country Thorne-Smith and Vanessa A. Williams hope to reprise their roles on the 90s cult favorite, fans are waiting to find out if Heather Locklear, 47, will return as the scheming Amanda Woodward.

"Heather's so great -- she's fantastic," Vanessa, aka aerobics instructor Rhonda Blair, told OK! at the Black Girls Rock! awards in NYC on Nov. 2. "People love watching her."

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Vanessa, 45, added that she would "absolutely" accept a role on the CW's new series. "It's a great idea. Melrose Place was such a phenomenon, like 90210. It was a marker of our time."

Although he show is still in the early stages of development, Courtney, 41, had already told friends that she'd love to be part of it.

"Coutney said Melrose gave her her first real big break," the source tells OK!, adding that she wants to revive her character Alison Parker in a cameo role.

Heather Locklear

"The network is kicking around the idea of bringing back an original cast member as the building's new owner," says the source.

However, former tenant Daphne Zuniga, 46, who played photographer Jo Reynolds, has left Melrose Place and thrown away the key!

"To redo something that I did so long ago on current basis is so wrong to me."


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