Bette Midler to Be Replaced in HBO’s Phil Spector Biopic


Bette Midler has pulled out of David Mamet's upcoming Phil Spector biopic for HBO, according to Deadline. Nikki Finke claims Midler has a herniated disc and dropped out on "doctor's orders." HBO will reportedly recast the role of Linda Kenney Baden, the defense attorney who represented Spector, who'll be played by Al Pacino, during his murder trial. So who's it gonna be: Barbra Streisand? Annette Bening? Diane Keaton? [Deadline]