If you’re familiar with Tammy Faye Bakker, it’s probably because of all the salacious headlines and gossip that circulated around the televangelist and her husband Jim Bakker back in the 1980s. After creating a religious media empire, a sex scandal sparked by Jim Bakker brought everything tumbling down, sending them both into a highly publicized tailspin. Now their story is being told with a mix of comedy and drama in a new film from Michael Showalter (The Big Sick).
Take a look with the first trailer for The Eyes of Tammy Faye, starring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield as the Bakkers. Read More »
This fall will bring the story of scandalous televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker in a new biopic starring Jessica Chastain. The Eyes of Tammy Faye will chronicle the inspiring rise and traumatic fall of the woman who created the wildly successful Christian news program The PTL Club with her husband Jim Bakker before a sex scandal destroyed their empire. The first photos from the movie have surfaced, and Jessica Chastain truly looks almost unrecognizable as the public figure. Read More »
Last year obliterated movie release date plans, and as we begin 2021 there’s still some question of what films will open when – and where. For now, the majority of the studios are holding out hope for the return of theatrical releases – especially Disney. Sure, they have streaming services Disney+ and Hulu, but they’re not ready to abandon the theatrical experience just yet.
Case in point: Disney-owned Searchlight Pictures, formerly Fox Searchlight, has released a line-up of new theatrical release dates. The new Searchlight Pictures release dates include the horror flick The Night House, The Eyes of Tammy Faye with Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield, the Guillermo del Toro-produced Antlers, and the Guillermo del Toro-directed Nightmare Alley.
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