Searchlight Pictures has shared the a series of new images from the upcoming film The Eyes of Tammy Faye starring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield.

What’s Happening:

  • This fall audiences will experience the story of televangelist couple Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker who were popular religious figures in the 1970s and 80s.
  • Today, the studio revealed still photos of the cast that includes Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield portraying the infamous couple.
  • While there aren’t video clips just yet, in the photos Chastain looks remarkably like the tearful Faye in the later years of her ministry.
  • As announced last week, Searchlight has moved the theatrical premiere of The Eyes of Tammy Faye from September 24th to September 27th.

About the Film:

  • “The Eyes of Tammy Faye is inspired by the true story of televangelists Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker. The premise follows the rise and fall of Tammy Faye Bakker’s empire that included creating the world’s largest religious television network and the Heritage USA theme park.”

Cast and Creative Team:

  • The film stars:
    • Jessica Chastain
    • Andrew Garfield
    • Cherry Jones
    • Fredric Lehne
    • Mark Wystrach
    • Sam Jaeger
    • Gabriel Olds
    • Vincent D’Onofrio
  • Directed by Michael Showalter
  • Written by Abe Sylvia