09/29/2008 at 01:00 AM EDT
ABC's drama about the zillionaire Darlings and their idealistic lawyer (Peter Krause) is back Oct. 1, offering more luxury and sin. Says executive producer Matthew Gross: "It's big and bold and harkens back to Dallas."
WHO IS LUCY LIU
The major new face, she plays a mysterious lawyer who tangos with wisecracking young lothario Jeremy Darling (Seth Gabel).
Boozy Karen Darling (Natalie Zea) continues her affair with family enemy Simon Elder (Blair Underwood). Kooky sister Juliette (Samaire Armstrong) has left the country and isn't expected back as a regular.
Last season attorney Nick George learned that he's half brother to Brian Darling (Glenn Fitzgerald). Now he'll be forced to accept his new family at the cost of his own.