- Bette Midler as Cecilia Carol “C.C.” Bloom Mayim Bialik as 11-year-old Cecilia Carol “C.C.” Bloom
- Barbara Hershey as Hillary Whitney Marcie Leeds as 11-year-old Hillary Whitney
- John Heard as John Pierce
- Spalding Gray as Dr. Richard Milstein
- James Read as Michael Essex
- Lainie Kazan as Leona Bloom
- Grace Johnston as Victoria Essex
- Lynda Goodfriend as Mrs. Myandowski
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Is beaches coming back to TV? Beaches was our favorite movie of the 1980s — and now the remake is soon coming to TV! On Saturday, Jan. 21, actresses Nia Long and Idina Menzel will reprise the roles of Hillary Whitney and CC Bloom, which were once portrayed by Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey.
Is Beaches based on a true story? Beaches. (1988 film) Beaches (also known as Forever Friends) is a 1988 American comedy-drama film adapted by Mary Agnes Donoghue and based on Iris Rainer Dart ‘s 1985 novel of the same name. It was directed by Garry Marshall, and stars Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, Mayim Bialik, John Heard, James Read, Spalding Gray, and Lainie Kazan .
Who is the producer of beaches? Beaches Edited by Richard Halsey Music by Georges Delerue Production companies Touchstone Pictures Silver Screen Partne Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures Distribution 14 more rows
Where was beach house filmed? After the show, she leaves hand-in-hand with Victoria and begins telling stories of when she first met her mother. The beach house scenes were filmed at cottage #13 in what is now the Crystal Cove Historic District in Crystal Cove State Park in California. 
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Is beaches a good movie?  Beaches received negative reviews, with most critics assessing it as inferior to the already mediocre 1988 original.    Mike Hale of The New York Times pointed out the absurdity of remaking Beaches, itself a 1950s throwback which failed to update its themes to the decades in which the film is set.
Will ‘beaches’ remake actually ‘ruin’ the original? Blake Meredith of the Los Angeles Times wrote, “Any time a beloved movie or TV series gets a remake, knee-jerk purists howl about it ‘ruining’ the original. ‘Beaches’ […] is the rare case of a remake that might actually do just that.”
Is Idina Menzel starring in lifetime’s beaches? The friendship between two women from childhood onwards. The friendship between two women from childhood onwards. When it was announced “Beaches” was going to be remade with Idina Menzel & Nia Long starring, Bette Midler took to Twitter with the following tweet: “Can’t wait to see Idina Menzel as CC in Lifetime’s Beaches!