scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Sunday, September 26, 2021

Toronto International Film Festival to honour Jessica Chastain with Tribute Actor Award

Jessica Chastain's The Eyes of Tammy Faye will premiere at the upcoming 46th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF is set to run from September 9 to 18.

By: PTI | Los Angeles |
August 6, 2021 4:42:35 pm
Jessica ChastainJessica Chastain is best known for her work in The Debt, Take Shelter, The Martian movies. (Photo: TIFF_NET/Twitter)

Hollywood star Jessica Chastain will be honoured by Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) with its Tribute Actor Award. Chastain’s upcoming movie The Eyes of Tammy Faye, which she stars in and produces, will also premiere at the upcoming 46th edition of the festival.

“Jessica has brought to life such strong and inspiring roles for women, from the films that have screened at TIFF such as The Debt, Take Shelter, The Martian, Crimson Peak and Molly’s Game, to the upcoming world premiere of The Eyes of Tammy Faye at the Festival, she is one of the most respected actors of her generation,” said Joana Vicente, executive director and co-head of TIFF.

“Her recent portrayal of Tammy Faye Bakker is a testament to her exceptional onscreen presence and talent,” she added.

The Eyes of Tammy Faye, a Fox Searchlight movie, chronicles the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker.

Chastain essays the role of the televangelist, while Andrew Garfield plays Baker.

TIFF is set to run from September 9 to 18.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement