Idina Menzel to Take on Bette Midler's Role in TV Remake of Garry Marshall's 'Beaches'
By Sophie Schillaci
Idina Menzel is bringing a Garry Marshall classic to the small screen!
The Frozen star is set to take over the role of CC, originated by Bette Midler, in a Lifetime TV remake of Marshall's 1988 film, Beaches, it was announced on Thursday. And, yes, she'll be lending her stellar voice to new versions of the iconic songs, "Wind Beneath My Wings" and "The Glory of Love."
According to reports, Menzel will also record additional new songs for the remake. No word yet on which actress will share the screen with Menzel, as CC’s friend Hillary (played by Barbara Hersey in the original) has yet to be cast.