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If you thought Alexis Carrington was a lot to deal with, just wait until you meet Liam’s mother.
EW can exclusively reveal that Dynasty has cast Sharon Lawrence (The Ranch) in the role of Laura Van Kirk (of the New York Van Kirks). Laura is described as “Liam’s well-bred, erudite mother who is so overpowering and manipulative that she puts Fallon’s mother, Alexis, to shame.”
Lawrence is currently slated to appear in just one episode during the season, but her impact will be felt by many, including Fallon, who is not a fan of Laura and Liam’s relationship. However, Fallon will have to keep her opinions to herself if she wants Laura’s approval. And, according to Laura’s character description, “Upon meeting this she-devil, Fallon understands how Liam could easily fill a book with all the trauma from his childhood.”
Dynasty returns Friday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.