Showtime introduced at the moment that it has picked up George and Tammy, a six-part restricted collection starring Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain as George Jones and Tammy Wynette, the King and Queen of nation music. Showtime additionally dropped the primary George and Tammy trailer, which you’ll take a look at above!
George and Tammy was created by Abe Sylvia (The Eyes of Tammy Faye) and directed by John Hillcoat (The Highway). The collection chronicles the nation music energy couple Tammy Wynette and George Jones, whose complicated-but-enduring relationship impressed a few of the most iconic music of all time, together with Wynette’s Stand by Your Man and Jones’ He Stopped Loving Her As we speak. “Jessica and Michael are really extraordinary as Tammy and George and their searing performances and simple chemistry deliver to life the legendary relationship of the King and Queen of nation music,” mentioned Chris McCarthy, President/CEO, Showtime and Paramount Media Networks. “The creators and your complete solid have delivered a collection with the subtlety, nuance and complexity which might be the hallmarks of the SHOWTIME model and what our viewers’ deserve and demand.”
Along with Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain, George and Tammy additionally stars Steve Zahn (The White Lotus) as George Richey, Tammy’s last husband and supervisor; Kelly McCormack (A League of Their Personal) as Sheila Richey, George’s former spouse and one-time pal and confidante of Wynette; Walton Goggins (The Righteous Gem stones) as Earl “Peanutt” Montgomery, a songwriter and collaborator of Jones; Pat Healy (Station 19) as Don Chapel, Wynette’s second husband and collaborator; David Wilson Barnes (Perry Mason), as Billy Sherrill, report producer and songwriter; Katy Mixon (American Housewife) as Jan Smith, a make-up and hair artist who turns into one in every of Tammy’s closest mates.
The primary episode of George and Tammy will debut concurrently on Showtime and on the Paramount Community on December 4th. The remaining episodes shall be accessible completely on Showtime by way of streaming and On Demand on Fridays earlier than making their on-air debuts on Sundays. What did you consider the George and Tammy trailer?