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
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claimed that she has never seen the film Mommie Dearest
(1981) with its infamously scathing portrayal of Joan Crawford, and having made the series doubts that she ever will want to. See more
Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon alternated top billing in the opening credits on alternate episodes. See more