Photo Flash: First Look – Idina Menzel, Nia Long Star in BEACHES on Lifetime
TV News Desk
Dec. 28, 2016
Lifetime has shared images from BEACHES, starring Idina Menzel and Nia Long. The reboot of the classic 1988 film which starred Bette Midler, will have its World Premiere on January 21 at 8/7c. Get a first look below!
Friends are family that you choose to have for a lifetime. Grammy and Tony Award winner Idina Menzel (Frozen) and NAACP Image Award winner Nia Long (The Best Man Holiday) star as lifelong best friends in Beaches, premiering on Saturday, January 21 at 8pm ET/PT. Beaches is directed by Emmy Award nominee, Allison Anders. It features new takes on the classic songs “Wind Beneath My Wings” and “The GLORY of Love” and includes several other songs recorded specifically for the movie.
Beaches also stars Gabriella Pizzolo and Grace Capeless as the young CC and Hillary along with Jodi Capeless, Sanai Victoria and Antonio Cupo. Beaches is executive produced by Denise Di Novi (“Crazy Stupid Love”) and Alison Greenspan (“If I Stay”). Allison Anders (“Ring of Fire”) directs from a teleplay by Nikole Beck with (“Stockholm, Pennsylvania“) and Bart Baker (“Honeymoon with Harry”), based upon the novel by Iris Rainer Dart.
Idina Menzel stars in Beaches, premiering Saturday, January 21st, at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime. Photo by ©2016 A&E Television Networks, LLC