Next month will mark the fiftieth anniversary of legendary performer and gay icon, Judy Garland’s tragic and untimely death. In front of an audience or on screen, she was a 4’11 paradox, a vulnerable force of nature, and a fragile powerhouse. But out of the limelight, Judy was frightened and insure to the point of breaking.
JUDY, the new biopic starring Renée Zellweger, due in theaters September 27th looks at Judy Garland’s storied return to the London stage in the winter of 1968 for a series of sold-out concerts. Finn Wittrock co-stars as Judy’s new fiancé, Mickey Deans; “Game of Thrones” star, Bella Ramsey is Lorna Luft; and “Tudors” star, Bella Ramsey is Liza.
Here is the Official First Trailer for JUDY
JUDY is based on Peter Quilter’ stage play with music, End of the Rainbow. Featured in the original play were many of Garland’s signature hits including
- “I Can’t Give You Anything but Love, Baby”
- “Just in Time”
- “For Me and My Gal”
- “You Made Me Love You (I Didn’t Want to Do It)”
- “The Trolley Song”
- “The Man that Got Away”
- “When You’re Smiling”
- “Come Rain or Come Shine”
- “Over the Rainbow”
- “Get Happy”
- “By Myself”
Renée Zellweger hasn’t sung on screen since she played Roxy Hart in the Oscar winning Best Picture, CHICAGO, so audiences could be in for another starturn performance come September.