HomeHeard it on the ShowFIRST LOOK: RENEE ZELLWEGER AS JUDY GARLAND FOR UPCOMING BIOPICFIRST LOOK: RENEE ZELLWEGER AS JUDY GARLAND FOR UPCOMING BIOPICTue, March 20, 2018 by Tessa Snyder SHARE NOW Renee Zellweger showed us she can sing and dance when she did Chicago – but this will be more difficult. But it’s time for this biopic!” -Jodi Jodi shares this Hollywood Outsider in the show podcast below. [starting at 14:47] #JUDY starts principal photography in London today, starring Academy Award winner, Renée Zellweger as Judy Garland!#judygarland #reneezellweger #london #thetalkofthetown #jessiebuckley #finnwittrock #michaelgambon #rupertgoold #pathe #calamityfilms #bbcfilms #ingenious pic.twitter.com/VJAnMRuzKV — Judy (@JudyGarlandFilm) March 19, 2018 According to USA TODAY Judy is set in the late 1960s as Garland arrives in the British capital for a run of sell-out concerts at the Talk of the Town nightclub before her untimely death. Garland died of an accidental overdose in 1969 at age 47 in London. The movie will recount Garland’s performances, with Zellweger singing some of her best-known numbers — including Somewhere Over the Rainbow from her greatest film success in 1939’s The Wizard of Oz. Judy will also delve into Garland’s behind-the-scenes battles with her management, her relationships with musicians and fans as well as family drama playing out behind-the-scenes of the London performances. Want to hear more? After the Show: We visit more with Jodi’s cousin Candice about her list about what she wants out of life. When you follow the podcast on iTunes or the Google Play store, you get exclusive stuff you won’t hear on the show! (It’s FREE to subscribe) And while you’re at it… be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel.