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75 Years Later, Now, Voyager Remains a Poignant Depiction of Mental Illness

This article originally appeared in Vulture. About 23 minutes into Now, Voyager comes one of the most resplendent transformations in all of cinema. Charlotte Vale (played with trademark intensity and brutal grace by Bette Davis) begins the film as an archetypal spinster figure. Show More Summary

Emmys 2017: Laura Dern Wins Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries

And the winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries of Movie is... Laura Dern (Big Little Lies)! Dern beat out fellow candidates Judy Davis (Feud: Bette and Joan), Jackie Hoffman, (Feud: Bette and Joan), Regina King, (American...Show More Summary

Bette Davis and Designer Patrick Kelly Made Oddly Perfect Pals

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

She was one of Hollywood’s most revered stars. He was an emerging force in French fashion. But when they met on Christmas eve in Paris, it seemed ordained by fate.

Bette Davis’ ex-assistant spills on motherly bond with actress

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Bette Davis' former assistant recounts untold tales from the Oscar-winning actress’ free-wheeling final years in "Miss D & Me."

Ryan Murphy Promises “American Crime Story: Versace” Will Be True To History—And Discuss Designer’s HIV Status

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Ryan Murphy is known for fictional flights of fancy on shows like Glee and American Horror Story. Even Feud got criticized for embellishing the real relationship between golden-age stars Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. But Murphy promises American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace will hew very close to actual historical events. “We’ve spoken... Read more »

Emmy predictions: Voters' toughest choice this year comes down to 'Feud' versus 'Big Little Lies'

Remember the title of that last episode of “Feud: Bette and Joan” — “You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends?” It served as rueful comment on how the two titular Hollywood legends — Bette Davis and Joan Crawford — shoulda-coulda-would have been simpatico if not for the studios, gossips...

‘Feud’ Isn’t Just About Warring Divas But Females’ Fight For Empowerment In Hollywood – Emmys

On the surface Ryan Murphy’s FX/Fox 21 series Feud: Bette and Joan is about one of the biggest hair-pulling dramas in Hollywood between two legendary divas, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. But underneath it’s much more: An examination...Show More Summary

Classic Hollywood: Playing Bette Davis, the pleasure and the pain

It was a role Susan Sarandon was in some ways destined to play: the tempestuous Bette Davis. Welcome to the latest edition of the Classic Hollywood newsletter. I’m Scott Sandell, and this week we’ve got our eye on the story behind Sarandon’s Emmy-nominated turn in “Feud: Bette and Joan.” Producer-writer-director...

For Susan Sarandon to play Bette Davis, it helped knowing Ryan Murphy was as scared as she was

Bette Davis finally caught up to Susan Sarandon. After multiple opportunities to portray the screen legend, Sarandon was finally enticed by Ryan Murphy for his Emmy-nominated limited series “Feud: Bette and Joan.” Facing off against old pal Jessica Lange as the equally formidable Joan Crawford...

5 things we learned from Taraji P. Henson, Queen Latifah of Fox's 'Empire,' 'Star'

Jussie Smollett sees co-star Taraji P. Henson as the love child of Bette Davis and Samuel L. Jackson.        

5 things we learned from Taraji P. Henson, Queen Latifah of Fox's 'Empire,' 'Star'

4 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Jussie Smollett sees co-star Taraji P. Henson as the love child of Bette Davis and Samuel L. Jackson.        

A glimpse into rising comedy star Cole Escola’s way of life

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The hilarious "Difficult People" actor feels at home playing women inspired by his muses: his mom, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis.

These Hollywood Legends Are Very Much Alive

Old Hollywood collided with new when “Golden Age” star Olivia de Havilland decided to sue FX network for its recent limited series, “Feud,” which examined the rivalry between actresses Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. The 101-year-old star said the network and producers did not consult her before they rolled cameras — and she believes Catherine [...]Show More Summary

The Most Exciting Emmys Races Are These Same Show Match-Ups

Ryan Murphy's Feud: Bette and Joan -- about the infamous rivalry between actresses Joan Crawford and Bette Davis -- might be the perfect metaphor for the 69th annual Emmy Awards. Not only are the two lead actresses from the sumptuous...Show More Summary

From Bette Davis to Katharine Hepburn, Here Are 12 Iconic Beauties Who Defined 1930s Style

At the start of the decade, following the fallout from the Great Depression in America, 1930s fashion as well as all other aspects of normality were profoundly changed. Almost overnight the vivaciousness of the 1920s fashion flapper disappeared, with a sophisticated and more conservative style becoming de rigueur. Show More Summary

Olivia de Havilland Suing FX and Ryan Murphy over Feud Depiction

If you thought the feud between Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) and Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) was bad, just wait until you hear about the new feud between Olivia de Havilland and Ryan Murphy. Two-time Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland...Show More Summary

‘Feud: Bette and Joan’ filming locations map

How the FX miniseries re-created midcentury LA FX’s highly entertaining miniseries Feud: Bette and Joan centers on the decades-long animosity between silver screen icons Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, which escalated from a run-of-the-mill...Show More Summary

BBC Two Picks ‘Feud’; Sky Vision Strings U.S. Option On ‘Guitar Star’ – Global Briefs

BBC Two has picked up Feud: Bette And Joan, Ryan Murphy's eight-part series about the legendary rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. The series was acquired from 20th Century Fox Television Distribution and is set to air on BBC Two later this year. Show More Summary

'Feud' star Alfred Molina says not much has changed since Davis-Crawford days

As embattled “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?” director Robert Aldrich, actor Alfred Molina faced off with Susan Sarandon’s Bette Davis, Jessica Lange’s Joan Crawford and Stanley Tucci’s studio head, Jack Warner, in some of “Feud’s” most crackling scenes. But the on-camera antagonism did not seep...

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