These Old Broads
is a 2001 television film
written by Carrie Fisher
. It was the last major acting performance of Elizabeth Taylor
After a re-release of their 60's film hit Boy Crazy
becomes a smash, three actresses (Debbie Reynolds
as Piper Grayson, Shirley MacLaine
as Kate Westburn and Joan Collins
as Addie Holden) reunite for a reunion show, with help from Kate Westburn's son and their manager, Beryl Mason (Elizabeth Taylor
). The problem: The three actresses and their manager all loathe each other.
Originally, Tony Curtis was offered to play the male lead, and Lauren Bacall declined the role of Piper Grayson.