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Bette Midler applauds Idina Menzel casting in Beaches TV remake

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Menzel (right) will play a purpose Midler played in a strange film

Bette Midler has applauded a casting of Idina Menzel in a TV reconstitute of her Oscar-nominated weepie Beaches.

“Can’t wait to see Idina Menzel as CC in Lifetime’s Beaches!” she tweeted, adding: “Don’t tell me a ending!”

Midler played CC Bloom conflicting Barbara Hershey’s Hillary in a 1988 original, that told of a life-long loyalty between dual girls who accommodate on holiday.

It is not nonetheless famous who will take a Hillary purpose in a film, that starts sharpened in Vancouver after this month.

Allison Anders will approach a prolongation for a Lifetime network, that will see Menzel perform Midler’s strike strain Wind Beneath My Wings.

She will also perform The Glory of Love, another series Midler sang in a film, as good as additional songs in a 2017 production.

Menzel, famous for her purpose in TV uncover Glee and as a voice of Elsa in Disney’s Frozen, pronounced she “couldn’t wait” to start shooting.

“Bette Midler has been one of my all time idols,” she wrote on Twitter final week. “I wish we can make her proud.”

Garry Marshall, executive of a strange Beaches as good as films such as 1990’s Pretty Woman, died final month aged 81.


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