Jessica Chastain,44, a famous actress and producer, has been busy with the new drama- biographical film ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ directed by Michael Showalter. The featurette film had its world premiere back on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Toronto International Film Festival. And the buzz is already begun by Jessica Chastain portraying the televangelist Tammy Faye Messner. The movie shows the life of Tammy Faye and then-husband Jim Bakker played by Andrew Garfield in the 1970s. Portraying of the original couple’s work on the world’s largest religious broadcasting network ‘ The PTL club’ and a theme park. As reported, Jessica Chastain has been honored to do the role of Messner and she stated that the world needs to know the life behind the face of the media of such personality.
Tammy Faye Messner and her then-husband were Christian who started such a show to contribute to the people and the movie tells her story, about she was exactly and the Bakker’s controversial life. The movie is based on the 2000′ documentary of the same film title by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato. Jessica Chastain got the rights to play Tammy back in 2012 and she was excited about the role she saw the documentary already and that lead her to fight for the movie to happen and after a long wait, it is happening. The movie will be a blast to look forward to, as it will show Tammy Faye’s work and life drastically.
The cast of “The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ had a PHD Rooftop Bar celebration in New York with celebrities like Sharon Stone, Zachary Quinto, Krysta Rodriguez, Steve Pieters also attended the party along with the Iconic Drag Queens of NYC like Marti Cummings, Jasmine Rice, and Scarlet Envy with them Jessica posed and the whole gang ruled wearing vintage theme. Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey were also present to celebrate Tammy’s Legacy. The movie is said to release on 17th September 2021, the film will first go for theatrical release so online streaming sites likely to get released, at least not now. But we hope they do and for that look forward to our site for movie news. The trailer of the film has already been uploaded.
Jessica Chastain has done many powerful roles and fascinating movies which is why she was the right actor to perform in this film with of course another great actor Andrew Garfield. She was interviewed about her POV for portraying Tammy Faye and as reported she shared her experience watching the documentary and how Tammy did an iconic interview of Steve Pieters because he was a gay pastor with AIDs/HIV on national Christian television that broke then network showing how powerful Tammy Faye was trying to do the right thing. Tammy Faye has been criticized for her looks and makeup eventually her presentation but her life was more than that which made Jessica Christain make the movie happen and also co-produced it. The movie is going to be Huge, people should totally go for it and also check out the 2000′ documentary of ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ to get amazed.