‘George & Tammy’ starring Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon gets release date, watch first trailer

The highly anticipated limited series, Georgy & Tammystarring Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon, landed a home on the Showtime network with the first episode airing December 4, 2022.

The six-part series follows the relationship of country music power couple Tammy Wynette and George Jones as they create some of their biggest hits and navigate their sometimes turbulent marriage.

“It was fascinating to me that someone like Tammy Wynette, who sang all those songs like ‘Stand by Your Man,’ was also married five times,” Chastain previously said. vanity lounge of the role, which she says she researched extensively. “I was excited about this woman who’s been married and divorced multiple times and wrestling in Nashville and really made a name for herself. She mapped several times before meeting George Jones.

Alongside Chastain and Shannon, actors Steve Zahn (The White Lotuslisten)) as “George Richey”, Wynette’s later husband and manager; Kelly McCormack (A league apartlisten)) as “Sheila Richey”, the former wife of George Richey and former friend and confidant of Wynette; Walton Goggin (Virtuous gemstoneslisten)) as “Earl “Peanutt” Montgomery”, a songwriter and collaborator of Jones; Pat Healy (Post 19listen)) as “Don Chapel”, Wynette’s second husband and collaborator; David Wilson Barnes (Perry Mason) as “Billy Sherrill”, record producer and songwriter, and Katy Mixon (American housewifelisten)) as “Jan Smith”, a hair and makeup artist who became one of Tammy’s best friends.

George and Tammy played by Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain

“Jessica and Michael are truly extraordinary as Tammy and George and their blistering performances and undeniable chemistry bring the legendary relationship of the king and queen of country music to life,” said Chris McCarthy, President/CEO of Showtime and Paramount. Media Networks. “The creators and entire cast have delivered a series with the subtlety, nuance and complexity that characterizes the SHOWTIME brand and what our viewers deserve and demand.”

The first episode will debut on Showtime and Paramount Network on Sunday, December 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The rest of the season will be available exclusively on SHOWTIME, with new episodes available Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Wynette and Jones married in 1969 (this was each’s third marriage) and had one child, Georgette Jones. They later divorced in 1975. Wynette died in 1998 aged 55 and Jones died in 2013 aged 81.

Check out the George & Tammy trailer below.

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