January 14, 1998
They’re moving forward on the “Harlettes” TV series pilot, being produced by Bette Midler‘s All Girl Productions and Castle Rock. The Divine Miss M. herself is playing Belle Martin, a k a “The Diva” in the pilot – with plans, we understand, to make recurring appearances if it goes to series. The action focuses on her yet-uncast backup trio, made up of two seasoned show-biz pros and a starry-eyed newcomer. They’re only considering super singers for the show, so evidently, it’ll be heavy on the music.