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Feud: Bette and Joan 

Feud (original title)
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Planned anthology series centering on famous feuds, including Bette Davis and Joan Crawford that is discontinued at the moment.
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Top Rated TV #237 | Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 82 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Jessica Lange ...  Joan Crawford 8 episodes, 2017
Susan Sarandon ...  Bette Davis 8 episodes, 2017
Judy Davis ...  Hedda Hopper 8 episodes, 2017
Jackie Hoffman ...  Mamacita 8 episodes, 2017
Alfred Molina ...  Robert Aldrich 8 episodes, 2017
Stanley Tucci ...  Jack Warner 8 episodes, 2017
Alison Wright ...  Pauline Jameson 8 episodes, 2017
Catherine Zeta-Jones ...  Olivia de Havilland 6 episodes, 2017
Dominic Burgess ...  Victor Buono 6 episodes, 2017
Joel Kelley Dauten ...  Adam Friedman 6 episodes, 2017
Kathy Bates ...  Joan Blondell 5 episodes, 2017
Kiernan Shipka ...  B.D. Merrill / ... 5 episodes, 2017
Molly Price ...  Harriet Aldrich 3 episodes, 2017
Brooke Star ...  Cindy Crawford 3 episodes, 2017
Chelsea Summer ...  Cathy Crawford 3 episodes, 2017
Reed Diamond ...  Peter 2 episodes, 2017
Matthew Glave ...  Joseph Cotten 2 episodes, 2017
Ken Lerner ...  Marty 2 episodes, 2017
John Rubinstein ...  George Cukor 2 episodes, 2017
Earlene Davis ...  Agnes Moorehead 2 episodes, 2017
Sonya English Sonya English ...  Adell Aldrich 2 episodes, 2017
Billy Meade ...  Bill Aldrich 2 episodes, 2017
Toby Huss ...  Frank Sinatra 2 episodes, 2017
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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 FX

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During the beginning credits of each episode, both Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon's name switches for who's shown first each week - as if they are fighting for top billing, much like their respective characters in Feud: Bette and Joan (2017). See more »

Crazy Credits

Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon alternated top billing in the opening credits on alternate episodes. See more »

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Joan and Jessica, Bette and Susan
20 March 2017 | by jpm-onfocusSee all my reviews

Now already on episode 3 I can say without a doubt. "Feud" is totally addictive. The writing, the direction, costumes and production design, it all works beautifully, satisfying those who knew nothing about the story and those of us who knew a great deal. The biggest surprise, however is the Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon's performances that puts everything into a level way above, camp and/or caricature. Their performances are serious, profound, all consuming. Two modern stars throw themselves into the emotional investigation of two stars from the past and the results are, let me say it, extraordinary. I'm looking at Joan Crawford through an entirely new perspective. Jessica Lange has humanized her without embellishing her and Susan Sarandon plays with Bette Davis's contradictions making them crystal clear even finding a sort of justification for them. I saw the 3rd episode "Mommie Dearest" twice in a row. That's how riveted I was and still am. Let me also mention Alfred Molina as Robert Aldrich. Sensational.


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