Garfield & Chastain To Lead Bakker Biopic

Garfield Chastain To Lead Bakker Biopic

Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfiled have signed on to play televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker in a new biopic which hails from “The Big Sick” helmer Michael Showalter and Fox Searchlight.

A narrative remake of the documentary “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” this tracks the rise and fall of the Christian personalities throughout In the 1970s and ’80s.

The film charts their humble beginnings to their creation of the largest religious broadcasting network and the collapse of it all following the revelation of financial improprieties and a rape allegation levelled against Jim.

Abe Sylvia penned the script while Chastain and Kelly Carmichael will produce.

Source: THR