Idina Menzel To Star in Beaches Remake

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Idina Menzel has signed on to star in a remake of Beaches for Lifetime! The original Beaches starred Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey and featured the classic song “Wind Beneath My Wings”.  Idina will play CC, a cynical aspiring singer who develops a lifelong friendship with a debutante named Hillary at the Venice boardwalk in Los Angeles.

Per EW, the movie is expected to feature new takes on “Wind Beneath My Wings” and “The Glory of Love” and include several other songs recorded specifically for the movie!

Production on the remake will begin Aug. 15 in Vancouver and the movie will premiere on Lifetime in 2017.

Idina Menzel Performs at the Democratic National Convention!

Idina Menzel performed “What The World Needs Now” at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA last night!

Idina sang alongside Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lena Hall, Alice Ripley, Ben Vereen, Tyne Daly, Debra Messing, Kristin Bell, Audra McDonald, Darren Criss, Stephanie J. Block, Adrienne Warren, Len Cariou, Richard Kind, Tom Wopat, Wilson Cruz, Michael Longoria, Rosie Perez, Ann Hampton Callaway, Liz Callaway, Nicholas Callaway Foster, Olga Merediz, Michelle Collins, Jon Viktor Corpuz, Sharon Gless, Roz Ryan, Mary Ann Hu, Anika Larsen, Margaret Stallings, Eve Plumb, Montego Glover, Michael Urie, Carmen Cusak, Darius de Haas, Melissa Errico, Janet Metz, as well as Broadway for Orlando creators Van Dean of Broadway Records, Seth Rudetsky, James Wesley, and their daughter, Juli Wesley.

Of course, Idina was part of the “Broadway For Orlando” project, which benefits the LGBT Center of Central Florida.

Idina Co-Hosts The Talk!

Idina Menzel was a guest co-host on “The Talk” Thursday! Check out an adorable clip of Idina talking about her crush on Matt Damon above. You can watch the episode on CBS.com for a limited time, so don’t miss it!

Idina at City Parks Gala

2016 City Parks Foundation Gala
Idina Menzel performed at the 2016 City Parks Foundation gala at Rumsey Playfield in NYC’s Central Park yesterday. It was a private event, but she looked so beautiful! I added pics to the gallery: