First ‘Eyes of Tammy Faye’ trailer exhibits Jessica Chastain’s fantastic makeover: ‘I’m able to’t pause staring’
Peek out, Kristen Stewart: Jessica Chastain sees your transformation into Diana Spencer, and raises you alongside with her indecent makeover for The Eyes of Tammy Faye. Due in theaters on Sept. 17 — precise in time for the open of awards season — the movie capabilities the Oscar-nominated actress as aged televangelist and TV persona Tammy Faye Bakker. Directed by Michael Showalter and in keeping with the 2000 documentary of the identical name, The Eyes of Tammy Faye moreover capabilities aged Spider-Man Andrew Garfield’s changing into her onscreen husband, James Bakker. However Twitter handiest has eyes for Chastain.
Chastain is moreover a credited producer on The Eyes of Tammy Faye, which unfolds over a roughly 20-year span, during which the Bakkers fling from a dinky-metropolis couple to titans of the televangelist trade. “God has a idea for us,” Tammy Faye tells her mother (played by Tony-successful actress Cherry Jones) after her surprise marriage to Jim. “What’d he repeat you to effect this time?” her mom says wearily in response.
Evidently he tells the duo to salvage rich… very rich. Hooking up with eminent evangelical preacher Jerry Falwell (an equally unrecognizable Vincent D’Onofrio), the Bakkers salvage success by skill of their TV existing, The PTL Club, precise because the non secular precise is on the rise below the Ronald Reagan administration. And so that they comprise the prosperity gospel wholeheartedly… that is, till, they’re busted on fraud prices. At the identical time, Jim Bakker’s private improprieties — including a rush with mannequin Jessica Hahn — destroys their public image and their non-public lives.
In her later years, Tammy Faye re-emerged into the public understanding as an now not in point of fact homosexual icon, as a result of her longtime advocacy on behalf of AIDS sufferers. Her dramatic make-up even led her to be dubbed “the final rush queen,” and The Eyes of Tammy Faye trailer means that we can query Chastain comprise these appears to be like on the sizable camouflage.
The Eyes of Tammy Faye opens in theaters on Sept. 17.
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