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OMG!Idina Menzel and Nia Long Cast in New ‘Beaches’ Remake

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.

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Idina (left) and Nia (right).

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!