Long before the word ‘frenemies’ had been coined, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford were exactly that. Never afraid to share a bitchy comment about the other, or to jockey to either put themselves above the other or to push their fellow movie star down – their rivalry became legend.
However, after feuding for decades, the the early 1960s Davis and Crawford found themselves out of favour in Hollywood and struggling to get parts. As a result something happened that no one thought ever would, they agreed to be in a movie together – What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?
Now American Horror Story and Glee’s Ryan Murphy has created a new show about what happened during the making of the camp melodrama. Jessica Lange plays Crawford with Susan Sarandon as Davis, and as the trailer below shows, there’s all the cat-fighting and bitchiness you could possibly hope for.
The movie starts airing on FX in the States on March 5th. Take a look at the trailer below. [Read more…]