Jessica Chastain to Star as Tammy Wynette in New TV Series “George and Tammy.”

Jessica Chastain, the star of Zero Dark Thirty, The Help, The Martian, and more has signed on to star as country legend Tammy Wynette in a limited series that is coming to television.

Deadline reports that Chastain will play the iconic country singer in an upcoming limited TV series titled George & Tammy for Spectrum Originals and Paramount Network. The show is based on a book titled The Three of Us: Growing Up With Tammy and George, which the couple’s daughter, Georgette Jones, published in 2013.