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
Did You Know?
Season 1 is based on a feature-length script called Best Actress by Jaffe Cohen and Michael Zam which was featured in the 2009 Black List (a compilation of the most liked unmade screenplays of the year). See more
Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon alternated top billing in the opening credits on alternate episodes. See more