"Feud: Bette and Joan" debuts on FX on March 5, 2017. In honor of the event series — which chronicles the legendary feud between iconic actresses Bette Davis and Joan Crawford during the production of their 1962 film "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" — Wonderwall.com rounded up everything you need to know about the real-life characters and the modern-day stars stepping into their shoes. Keep reading to get the scoop on "Feud"…
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Jessica Lange stars as Joan Crawford on "Feud." The American actress won Oscars for her performances in "Tootsie" and "Blue Sky" and has Emmys for her work on "American Horror Story" and "Grey Gardens." She was married to photographer Paco Grande, has a daughter with Russian ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and has a son and a daughter with actor-playwright Sam Shepard.
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Joan Crawford won an Oscar in 1946 for her performance in "Mildred Pierce." She earned two more nominations over the years: first for "Possessed" in 1948 and then for "Sudden Fear" in 1953. The iconic actress was married four times and adopted five children, though one was reclaimed by his birth mother. Joan infamously disinherited her oldest son and daughter, who detailed her mother's alleged emotional and physical abuse in the autobiography "Mommie Dearest," which became a 1981 film. Joan died of a heart attack in 1977.
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Susan Sarandon stars as Bette Davis on "Feud." She won an Oscar in 1996 for her performance in "Dead Man Walking" and has earned four more nominations over the years. The "Thelma & Louise" star has also earned four Emmy and eight Golden Globe nominations over the course of her career. Susan was married to "The Princess Bride" actor Chris Sarandon, shares daughter Eva Amurri with filmmaker Franco Amurri and was in a partnership of more than 20 years with Tim Robbins, with whom she shares sons Miles and Jack.
Bette Davis won Oscars for her work in 1935's "Dangerous" and in 1938's "Jezebel" and earned nine more nominations over the years. She also took home an Emmy in 1979 for her performance on "Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter." The "All About Eve" actress was married four times and had three children: biological daughter B.D. Hyman, adopted daughter Margo and adopted son Michael. Much like one of Joan Crawford's daughters, B.D. alleged in literary form that her mother had been abusive. She wrote two books about her mom, and they were estranged when Bette died in 1989 after a long struggle with breast cancer and after suffering a stroke.
Catherine Zeta-Jones stars as Olivia de Havilland on "Feud." The Welsh actress won an Oscar in 2003 for her performance in "Chicago." She's also known for her work in "The Mark of Zorro," "Traffic" and "Entrapment." She's been with husband Michael Douglas, with whom she shares son Dylan and daughter Carys, for nearly two decades.
Olivia de Havilland, who was close friends with Bette Davis, won Oscars for "To Each His Own" in 1947 and "The Heiress" in 1950. She earned three more nominations over the course of her career, most notably for her work as Melanie in "Gone with the Wind." In 1942, she memorably lost the Academy Award for best lead actress to her estranged sister, Joan Fontaine. (The duo feuded until Joan's death in 2013.) Olivia famously fought the studio system over its controversial long labor contracts and won when the state of California passed the De Havilland Law. Though she was briefly blacklisted by Hollywood, the English-American actress eventually bounced back. She married twice and had two children.
After earning seven nominations in previous years, Geraldine Page finally won an Oscar in 1986 for her performance in "The Trip to Bountiful." She also won two Emmys for her work on "ABC Stage 67" and "The Thanksgiving Visitor." She was married to her second husband, actor Rip Torn, until she died of a heart attack in 1987. They had three children: daughter Angelica Page and twin sons Tony and John.
Kathy Bates stars as Joan Blondell on "Feud." She won an Oscar for her performance in "Misery" in 1991 and has been nominated twice more since. Kathy also has Emmys for her work on "Two and a Half Men" and "American Horror Story." The "Titanic" actress and Alpha Delta Pi sorority sister was married to actor Tony Campisi and has battled both ovarian and breast cancer.
Joan Blondell won an Oscar in 1952 for her performance in "The Blue Veil" and earned two Emmy nominations for her work on "Here Come the Brides." She was known for her performances in "The Cincinnati Kid," "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" and "The Public Enemy." She also popped up in 1978's "Grease." The former vaudevillian was married to cinematographer George Barnes, singer Dick Powell and producer Mike Todd. She had daughter Ellen with her second husband and son Norman with her first husband. He went on to produce "24," "Rafferty" and the "Saints and Sinners" TV series of the early '60s. Joan died of leukemia in 1979.
Judy Davis stars as Hedda Hopper on "Feud." The Australian actress earned Oscar nominations for "A Passage to India" in 1985 and "Husbands and Wives" in 1993. She's also won three Emmys and earned another eight nominations over the years. The "Barton Fink" star and husband Colin Friels have been together for more than three decades. They have two children together, a son and a daughter.
Hedda Hopper, who appeared in countless films between 1916 and 1966, launched her career as a Hollywood gossip columnist for the Los Angeles Times in the '30s. She was married once and had one son, "Perry Mason" actor William Hopper. The hat enthusiast died of pneumonia in 1966.
Stanley Tucci stars as Jack L. Warner on "Feud." He earned an Oscar nomination in 2010 for his performance in "The Lovely Bones" and has won three Emmys over the years: for his work as an actor on "Winchell" and "Monk" and for producing "Park Bench with Steve Buscemi." Stanley is also known for "The Hunger Games" and "The Devil Wears Prada," among countless other projects. He had three children with his first wife, Kate, who died in 2009 after a battle with breast cancer. In 2012, he wed Felicity Blunt's sister Emily, with whom he welcomed son Matteo in January 2015.
Jack L. Warner and two of his brothers founded Warner Bros. in 1923. He produced some of the most iconic films in cinema history, including "Casablanca," "A Star is Born" and "My Fair Lady," which won the Oscar for Best Picture in 1965. He had a son with his first wife and a daughter with his second wife, was famous for his extramarital affairs and had a reputation as a tough and ruthless man. Jack Jr. and his father were estranged when the retired studio head died in 1978.
Alfred Molina stars as Robert Aldrich on "Feud." He earned an Emmy nomination in 2014 for his work on "The Normal Heart," but the English actor — whose parents are Spanish and Italian — is also known for his performances in "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Spider-Man 2," "The Da Vinci Code" and countless more films. Alfred and his wife — actress Jill Gascoine, who's currently in the advanced stages of Alzheimer's disease — have been together for 35 years. He also has a daughter, Rachel, from a previous relationship.
Robert Aldrich directed almost 30 films — including "The Dirty Dozen," "The Longest Yard" and "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" — between 1953 and 1981. He had four children with his first wife before tying the knot with model Sybille Siegfried, to whom he was still married when he died of kidney failure in 1983.
Dominic Burgess stars as Victor Buono on "Feud." He made his acting debut in 2005 with a bit part in "Batman Begins" and since then has appeared mostly on television with small roles on "The Magicians," "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" and "The Leftovers." He also portrayed Zoltan Grundy on the Disney Channel's "A.N.T. Farm."
Victor Buono earned an Oscar nomination in 1963 for his performance in "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" and memorably portrayed King Tut on "Batman." Though he was known primarily for portraying villains on screen, he released the comedy album "Heavy!" in 1971 and frequently wrote self-deprecating poetry. Victor never married and died of a heart attack in 1982 when he was just 43 years old.
Alison Wright stars as Pauline, Robert Aldrich's fictional assistant, on "Feud." The English actress made her acting debut in 2007's "The Nanny Diaries." Since then, she's starred on FX's "The Americans," on Amazon's "Sneaky Pete" and on HBO's "Confirmation." She also appeared in 2016's "The Accountant."
Jackie Hoffman stars as Mamacita, Joan Crawford's fictional housekeeper, on "Feud." The stand-up comedian, Second City alum and Broadway veteran made her feature-film debut in 1992's "Mo' Money." Since then, she's appeared in "Kissing Jessica Stein," "Garden State" and "Birdman." She's married to trumpet player Steven Smyth.