Veteran actor Cherry Jones has been roped in to underline in a biopic on televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker, featuring Jessica Chastain.
The proclamation comes prohibited on a heels of Jones’ Emmy win for The Handmaid’s Tale.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Andrew Garfield is also expel in Fox Searchlight’s arriving biopic The Eyes of Tammy Faye.
Based on a documentary of a same name, 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.”
During a tallness of a AIDS crisis, a couple’s sovereignty saw a rain following a explanation of financial improprieties and a rape claim opposite Jim.
Chastain will also offer as a writer on a plan along with her producing partner Kelly Carmichael.