Beaches is getting a major reboot!
Nia Long and Idina Menzel have been cast as Hillary Whitney and CC Bloom, respectively, in the upcoming Lifetime TV movie remake of the hit 1988 comedy-drama Beaches, Entertainment Weekly confirmed on Tuesday, Aug. 16.
Idina (left) and Nia (right). (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Barbara Hershey previously played lawyer Hillary while Bette Midler portrayed aspiring NYC performer CC in the original film, which was directed by the late Garry Marshall.
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Beaches will premiere on Lifetime in 2017.
Click through the gallery below to see the original Beaches cast then and now!
Throughout her nearly 50-year career in showbiz, Bette, 71, has been nominated for two Oscars and won three Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmys, and a special Tony Award. Her other film credits include Down and Out in Beverly Hills, The First Wives Club, The Stepford Wives, For the Boys, and Gypsy.
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