Andrew Garfield, Jessica Chastain to star in Tammy Faye biopic

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Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield are set to lead a expel of Fox Searchlight’s arriving biopic The Eyes of Tammy Faye. (Photo: Reuters)

Actors Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield are set to lead a expel of Fox Searchlight’s arriving biopic The Eyes of Tammy Faye.

Based on a documentary The Eyes of Tammy Faye, destined by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, a film focuses on a unusual rise, tumble and emancipation of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, played by Garfield and Chastain.

Michael Showalter is directing a underline film from a book by Abe Sylvia.

According to a tract synopsis, “In a 1970s and ’80s, Tammy Faye and Jim rose from common beginnings to emanate a world’s largest eremite broadcasting network and a thesis park, and were worshiped for their summary of love, acceptance and prosperity.

“Tammy Faye was mythological for her memorable eyelashes, her singing, and her zeal to welcome people from all walks of life. However, shortly financial improprieties, shaping rivals, and passionate liaison tore their matrimony detached and marred their delicately built empire.”

Chastain will also offer as a writer on a plan along with her producing partner Kelly Carmichael. Gigi Pritzker and Rachel Shane are also producing by their Madison Wells Media. Jordana Mollick is trustworthy as executive producer.