Bette Midler has applauded the casting of Idina Menzel in a TV remake of her Oscar-nominated weepie Seashores.
“Cannot wait to see Idina Menzel as CC in Lifetime’s Seashores!” she tweeted, including: “Do not inform me the ending!”
Midler performed CC Bloom reverse Barbara Hershey’s Hillary within the 1988 authentic, which informed of a life-long friendship between two ladies who meet on vacation.
It’s not but recognized who will take the Hillary position within the movie, which begins taking pictures in Vancouver later this month.
Allison Anders will direct the manufacturing for the Lifetime community, which is able to see Menzel carry out Midler’s hit music Wind Beneath My Wings.
She can even carry out The Glory of Love, one other quantity Midler sang within the movie, in addition to extra songs within the 2017 manufacturing.
Menzel, recognized for her position in TV present Glee and because the voice of Elsa in Disney’s Frozen, stated she “could not wait” to start out taking pictures.
“Bette Midler has been certainly one of my all time idols,” she wrote on Twitter final week. “I hope I could make her proud.”
Garry Marshall, director of the unique Seashores in addition to movies akin to 1990’s Fairly Lady, died last month aged 81.