Dynasty Star Joan Collins Joins E!'s The Royals

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The queen of primetime soap will reign once more. People is reporting Joan Collins has been cast on E!'s first scripted series, The Royals.

The Dynasty star will guest as the Grand Duchess of Oxford, the mother of the formidable Queen Helena (Elizabeth Hurley). The Royals, from One Tree Hill creator Mark Schwahn, follows a fictionalized British royal family, whose line of succession unexpectedly changes following a family tragedy.

Look for the Duchess to have a frosty reunion with her daughter. The Royals premieres in early 2015.