The Eyes of Tammy Faye is an upcoming American biographical drama film based on Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato’s 2000 documentary of the same name. The film, directed by Michael Showalter and written by Abe Sylvia, tells the tale of notorious televangelists Tammy Faye Bakker and Jim Bakker, who are played by Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield, respectively. In addition to Cherry Jones, Fredric Lehne, Louis Cancelmi, Sam Jaeger, Gabriel Olds, Mark Wystrach, and Vincent D’Onofrio, the film stars Cherry Jones, Fredric Lehne, Louis Cancelmi, Sam Jaeger, Gabriel Olds, Mark Wystrach, and Vincent D’Onofrio.
On September 12, 2021, it will have its global debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. Searchlight Pictures is planning to release it on September 17, 2021.
- Rating: PG-13 (Sexual Content and Drug Abuse)
- Genre: Drama, Biography; History
- Original Language: English
- Release Date (Theaters): Sep 17, 2021 Wide
- Runtime: 2h 6m
- Distributor: Searchlight Pictures
- Production Co: Fox Searchlight Pictures, Freckle Films, MWM Studios
- Director: Michael Showalter
- Writers: Abe SylviaFenton Bailey (based on the documentary by) Randy Barbato (based on the documentary by)
- Countries of origin: Canada, United States
- Language: English
- Also known as: Los ojos de Tammy Faye
- Filming locations: North Carolina, USA
- Production companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures, Freckle Films, MWM Studios
- Jessica Chastain as Tammy Faye Bakker
- Chandler Head as Young Tammy Faye
- Andrew Garfield as Jim Bakker
- Cherry Jones as Rachel LaValley
- Vincent D’Onofrio as Jerry Falwell
- Fredric Lehne as Fred Grover
- Louis Cancelmi as Richard Fletcher
- Sam Jaeger as Roe Messner
- Gabriel Olds as Pat Robertson
- Mark Wystrach as Gary Paxton
- Jay Huguley as Jimmy Swaggart
Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield were cast in the picture, which will be directed by Michael Showalter, in May 2019. In an August 2019 interview, Chastain said that she bought the rights to Tammy Faye Bakker’s life in 2012. In the film, Chastain will also do her own vocals. Cherry Jones joined the cast of the film in October 2019. Sam Jaeger, Vincent D’Onofrio, Gabriel Olds, Mark Wystrach, Chandler Head, Fredric Lehne, and Jay Huguley were added to the film’s cast in November 2019.
In Charlotte, North Carolina, principal photography began in October 2019.
On September 12, 2021, it will have its global debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. It was initially set to be published on September 24, 2021, but it was pushed back a week.
What is The Eyes of Tammy Faye based on?
The Eyes of Tammy Faye is a sensitive study of Tammy Faye’s personal faith, which often placed her at conflict with the evangelical boys club and the incipient merger of religion and conservative politics in the 1980s. It is based on the 2000 documentary of the same name.
Where was The Eyes of Tammy Faye filmed?
Sam Jaeger, Vincent D’Onofrio, Gabriel Olds, Mark Wystrach, Chandler Head, Fredric Lehne, and Jay Huguley were added to the film’s cast in November 2019. In Charlotte, North Carolina, principal photography began in October 2019.
Who produced the Eyes of Tammy Faye?
- Jessica Chastain
- Kelly Carmichael
- Gigi Pritzker
- Rachel Shane
The Eyes of Tammy Faye Release Dates
|Spain||September 2021||(Donostia-San Sebastián International Film Festival)|
|Canada||12 September 2021||(Toronto International Film Festival)|
|USA||17 September 2021|
|Argentina||23 September 2021|
|Italy||23 September 2021|
|Portugal||20 January 2022|
|Iceland||28 January 2022|
|Netherlands||3 February 2022|
|Spain||25 February 2022|
|Lithuania||25 February 2022|
|Turkey||25 February 2022|
Also Known As (AKA)
|(original title)||The Eyes of Tammy Faye|
|Australia||The Eyes of Tammy Faye|
|Brazil||Os Olhos de Tammy Faye|
|Canada (English title)||The Eyes of Tammy Faye|
|Germany||The Eyes of Tammy Faye|
|Russia||Глаза Тэмми Фэй|
|Spain||Los ojos de Tammy Faye|
|UK||The Eyes of Tammy Faye|
|USA||The Eyes of Tammy Faye|