Firstly we need to get over the shock that their remaking Beaches. Secondly, we have to get over that CC won’t be played by the legendary Bette Midler. After you’ve taken a big breath, picture Idina Menzel’s powerful voice taking on the role and songs like “Wind Beneath My Wings” and “The Glory of Love.” That’s right, Deadline confirmed that Lifetime gave the movie a greenlight. The TV version will also include two new songs and will be produced by Denise Di Novi and Alison Greenspan.
According to Deadline:
Allison Anders (Ring of Fire) will direct the Lifetime remake from a script by Bart Baker (Honeymoon with Harry) and Nikole Beckwith (Stockholm, Pennsylvania). Di Novi and Greenspan executive produce for A+E Studios. Production is set to begin on August 15.