WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BETTE DAVIS AND JOAN CRAWFORD?

Is Ryan Murphy actually thinking of reinventing the essentially PERFECT 1962 movie “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?” It featured two of the greatest all time movie legends and gay icons, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, in their decline. In perhaps the best B movie ever made, screen queens Bette and Joan appeared in shockingly unflattering roles – each one desperate to out-act the other. (Coincidentally, it was also filmed at recognizable places in our own Hollywood neighborhood.) Fortunately, Ryan is NOT remaking the film. He’s documenting the bitter rivalry behind the scenes between the two actresses leading up to Baby Jane in an anthology series for FX called Feud. Sounds like fun, but it’s hard to picture Susan Sarandon as Bette – Jessica Lange as Joan seems more plausible. Surprise – Brad Pitt is co-producing with Ryan.

Posted by Janet on May 5, 2016

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  1. By batman
    On May 5, 2016 at

    they’re history?

    ………..dead?

  2. By Strom
    On May 6, 2016 at

    Major lesbos. Look up the story of Bette’s lesbian encounter with Marilyn Monroe!

  3. By 1st Round 1st Minute
    On May 6, 2016 at

    “But you are Blanche….you are…..”

  4. By Tina
    On May 6, 2016 at

    Loved mommy dearest with Joan Crawford and I believe it was the three faces of eve Betty Davis played in…

  5. By Tina
    On May 6, 2016 at

    Loved mommy dearest with Joan Crawford and I believe it was the three faces of eve Betty Davis played in… Love them both..

  6. By Gladys Kravitz
    On May 6, 2016 at

    sounds boring

  7. By Moonbeam
    On May 7, 2016 at

    Jessica Lange is at the top of her game (her work in “Grey Gardens” was a masterpiece) and it’s great to see her getting so much work.

    Too bad though, that so much of it of late has been for one-note-samba Murphy, whose dedication to camp sadly outmatches his ability to create it.

  8. By Strom
    On May 9, 2016 at

    Joan has a bad case of “brows”! Major lesbo look!

  9. By Miss Eva
    On May 9, 2016 at

    Bette was in the classic “All About Eve,” not the “Three Faces of Eve.”

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