Tells the story of the legendary rivalry between Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) during their collaboration on the Academy Award®-nominated thriller What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? and after the cameras stopped rolling. The series explores how the two women endured ageism and misogyny while struggling to hang on to success and fame in the twilight of their careers. Written by
Did You Know?
At one point in the movie the two Divas are discussing Oscar contention and Joan Crawford
says that Bette Davis
has "Bookend Oscars whereas I only have one." In reality, Jessica Lange
has two Oscars to Susan Sarandon
's one. Though they both have the same number of Oscar nominations. See more
Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon alternated top billing in the opening credits on alternate episodes. See more