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FEUD: Bette and Joan, the first installment of the new FX anthology series from Ryan Murphy, 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 well after the cameras stopped rolling. The series explores how the two women endured ageism, sexism, and misogyny while struggling to hang on to success and fame in the twilight of their careers.

In addition to Academy Award winners Lange and Sarandon, the cast includes Alfred Molina as the film’s director Robert Aldrich, Stanley Tucci as studio titan Jack Warner, Judy Davis as gossip columnist Hedda Hopper, Jackie Hoffman as Crawford’s housekeeper Mamacita, and Alison Wright as Aldrich’s assistant Pauline.

Notable guest stars include Dominic Burgess as Crawford and Davis’ co-star Victor Buono, Catherine Zeta-Jones as film star Olivia de Havilland, Sarah Paulson as Geraldine Page, Kathy Bates as Joan Blondell and Kiernan Shipka as B.D., Bette Davis’ daughter.

FEUD: Bette and Joan is created by Ryan Murphy and Jaffe Cohen & Michael Zam. Ryan Murphy serves as Executive Producer along with Executive Producers Dede Gardner of Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment, Tim Minear and Alexis Martin Woodall. The series is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios.

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Jessica Lange as Joan Crawford wearing blue and white dress holding Autumn Leaves record outside in Feud FX show

Cast aside by Hollywood, screen legends Joan Crawford and Bette Davis battle ageism, sexism and each other when they sign up to make What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? Teleplay by Ryan Murphy; directed by Ryan Murphy.

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The Other Woman

With production on Baby Jane underway, Bette and Joan form an alliance, but outside forces conspire against them. Teleplay by Tim Minear; directed by Ryan Murphy.

Kiernan Shipka as B.D. Merrill wearing brown polka dot top and holding blue script in Feud FX show
Mommie Dearest

As the production of Baby Jane reaches its climax, the feud becomes physical. Bette’s relationship with her daughter becomes strained when she bonds with a new cast member. Joan reveals an intimate detail about her past. Written by Tim Minear; directed by Gwyneth Horder-Payton.

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More, or Less

On the eve of its release, bad word-of-mouth plagues Baby Jane. Bette and Joan brace for failure. Pauline tries to break gender barriers. Oscar nominations are announced. Written by Gina Welch & Tim Minear; directed by Liza Johnson.

Jessica Lange as Joan Crawford wearing fur coat and gloves and Susan Sarandon as Bette Davis with hands on hips in FX's Feud
And the Winner Is... (The Oscars of 1963)

Bette is on track to win a record-breaking third Best Actress Oscar. Joan and Hedda launch a clandestine campaign against her. Written by Ryan Murphy; directed by Ryan Murphy.

Alfred Molina as Robert Aldrich sitting down on chair holding drink with fireplace in background in Feud FX show

Hungry for another hit, Warner pressures Aldrich to bring the original team back together for a follow-up hag horror pic. Someone from Joan’s past poses a threat. Written by Tim Minear & Gina Welch; directed by Tim Minear.

Alfred Molina as Robert Bob Aldrich holding black book next to man in grey suit standing outside in Feud FX show

With production of Hush...Hush Sweet Charlotte underway, the feud is intensified when Joan learns of a new producer on the project. In an unguarded moment, Bette reveals her vulnerabilities to Bob. Written by Jaffe Cohen & Michael Zam; directed by Helen Hunt.

Kathy Bates as Joan Blondell and Catherine Zeta-Jones as Olivia de Havilland sitting on couch in Feud FX show
You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends?

Joan accepts a leading role on a new film despite her deteriorating health. Faced with a new rival, Bette reflects on her misplaced feud with Joan. Written by Gina Welch; directed by Gwyneth Horder-Payton.

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