‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ is an upcoming American biography drama film.
Distributed by Searchlight Pictures the film is based on the documentary of the same name by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato. Michael Showalter is the director of this film.
Jessica Chastain will produce along with her producing partner Kelly Carmichael through their Freckle Films production banner as well as Gigi Pritzker and Rachel Shane through their MWM Studios. Jordana Mollick is exec producing.
‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ is finally on the way. Here’s everything we know about it so far.
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‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ Cast
- Jessica Chastain as Tammy Faye Bakker
- Chandler Head as Young Tammy Faye
- Andrew Garfield as Jim Bakker
- Cherry Jones as Rachel LaValley
- Vincent D’Onofrio as Jerry Falwell
- Fredric Lehne as Fred Grover
- Mark Wystrach as Gary Paxton
- Sam Jaeger as Roe Messner
- Gabriel Olds as Pat Robertson
- Jay Huguley as Jimmy Swaggart
‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye 2021’ Plot
Taking place over the 1970s and ’80s, The Eyes Of Tammy Faye follow an intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of Tammy Faye Bakker, who was an American singer, evangelist and television personality.
Based on the 2000 documentary of the same name, Tammy Faye and her husband, Jim Bakker, rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and theme park.
Tammy Faye was legendary for her indelible eyelashes, her memorable hair, makeup, her idiosyncratic singing, and her undeniable desire to help others.
However, it wasn’t long before financial improprieties, vicious rivalry from competitors, scheming rivals, and conspiracy scandals saw their carefully constructed empire.
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‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ Trailer
Searchlight Pictures has released an official trailer for this film on June 9, 2021. You can watch it here:
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‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ Release date: When is it coming out?
In an August 2019 interview, Chastain detailed she had acquired the rights to Faye’s life in 2012. Chastain will also be doing her own singing in the film. Principal photography began in October 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ is scheduled to have its world premiere at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival in September 2021. It is scheduled to be released on September 17, 2021, by Searchlight Pictures, in the United States.
It was previously scheduled to be released on September 24, 2021.
So, above are the major information about ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ . The film is coming out on September 17, 2021.
Showalter, the director of this film, states “I am overjoyed to be working with the entire team at Searchlight on this film. And to collaborate with extraordinary actors like Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield who will bring so much warmth and intelligence to a pair of compelling and controversial evangelical powerhouses”.
Jessica Chastain, on the feature notes, “I was deeply moved by Tammy Faye’s story from the moment I saw Fenton and Randy’s documentary, so Kelly and I are thrilled to be partnering with them, Fox Searchlight, Michael Showalter, MWM Studios and the rest of the filmmaking team to bring such an incredible true story to audiences. We are looking forward to sharing Tammy Faye’s story with the world, she was truly a woman ahead of her time.”
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