Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler & Diane Keaton will be reuniting on screen

When rumors of Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton bringing a sequel to their hit 1995 movie First Wives Club surfaced a while back, I was excited. That project never got off the ground, but the talented trio is reuniting for a new film for Netflix.

The new movie is called Divanation, and in it the ladies play members of a hit singing group forced to reunite 30 years after a bitter split. Sounds like fun, huh? At least we know the ladies can sing! The film has yet to recruit a director and the script, written by Lisa Addario and Joey Syracuse (who co-wrote Bette’s 2013 movie Parental Guidance), is still in the works.

Bette, who celebrated her 70th birthday on December 1, took to Twitter to announce the good news. Taking time off for her enthusiastic and frequent posting about the presidential race and other political issues (she really doesn’t like Donald Trump) Bette tweeted, “Bit of a hot topic today because Netflix added #FirstWivesClub to their roster…and gearing up to make #divanation with me, Goldie and Diane.”

Goldie – who is still not marrying long time love Kurt Russell – hasn’t been in a movie since 2002’s The Banger Sisters (with Susan Sarandon), so it will be great to see the 70-year-old actress back on screen. Her co-stars are still keeping busy, 69-year-old Diane is lending her voice to the upcoming Pixar film Finding Dory and Bette is taking on the role of legendary actress Mae West for an upcoming biopic written by Harvey Fierstein.

I love that Netflix is giving a platform to older actresses. Grace and Frankie, with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda is fantastic and reuniting these 3 great actresses is a wonderful idea – and they’ve already established that they’ve got great chemistry. I can’t wait to see this movie!

Photos courtesy of Getty.

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  1. Meowsy says:

    Yes please and thankyou!

  2. Mia V. says:

    I absolutely loooooove The First Wives Club.

  3. IndieChick says:

    Looking forward to it.. I loved First Wives Club….

  4. greenmonster says:

    I love that movie! I can remember reading an interview back then in which the ladies stated that all turned 50 during making the movie and that it was wonderful experiencing this together. Can’t believe 20 years have passed… now even Shelly is not a young thing anymore.

  5. littlemissnaughty says:

    I’m so excited right now.

  6. tracking says:

    I’ll be there! Maybe will make me feel less bad about skipping Sisters (feel like I’m betraying the sisterhood, but it just looks so bad).

  7. funcakes says:

    They’re photoshoped within an inch of their lives! Good heavens.

  8. Snazzy says:

    I can’t believe they are all 70!!

  9. spidey says:

    Don’t tell me what to do, don’t tell me what to say………….

    unfortunately I don’t think it will let me post a link to youtube.

  10. lizzie says:

    i hope SJP comes back in some capacity! she needs a hit and was an excellent supporting part in first wives club. not sure if she can skip to netflix due to her situation with HBO but it would be cute

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  12. Anonny says:

    I just don’t like Keaton anymore due to the Woody Allen connection. Blech. In her last interview, she also seemed really thirsty, both then and now.
    I love Midler and Hawn. Class acts.

    • SamiHami says:

      I agree. Keaton does nothing for me. I never thought she was a particularly good actress and her association and ongoing admiration of that pedophile weirdo is disgusting.

      • Amanda G says:

        I agree, her characters are so annoying which leads me to believe she’s just playing herself. The only role I’ve been able to tolerate is in Father of the Bride.

    • Nikki says:

      I used to really like Diane Keaton, but two things turned me off: her misplaced and publicized Woody Allen admiration, and second, it seems to me her last few films have been a caricature of the same good hearted, frazzled mom figure. Even her expressions and smile don’t seem real to me. I like Goldie, though, and ADORE the divine Miss M, who ‘a been a friend to gays back when they were spat on, and politically she calls things as she sees them. Love her true warmth, humor, and intelligence. Hope it’s a great movie; I’m excited!

  13. Amanda G says:

    I’m so glad it’s not for a sequel or remake! I’m excited for this. I love Goldie!!

  14. Sos101 says:

    This is fantastic news and I can’t wait!

  15. Skyblue says:

    Yeah!!!! I love First Wives Club…Goldie and Bette all the way…Diane…not much.