Jessica Chastain took Tammy Wynette‘s recommendation to face by your man fairly actually.
The Oscar winner performs the nation music legend in Showtime’s George & Tammy, premiering Dec. 4, and when it got here to working with co-star Michael Shannon, who performs fellow nation icon George Jones, Chastain defined that the 2 have been all the time in step.
“We have been actually nice companions, in that even once we had solo songs that the opposite one won’t even be featured in, we’d be current,” Chastain completely advised E! Information about their inventive course of. “It actually felt like one thing I simply can’t even think about doing with out Mike. We’d heat up collectively even when we weren’t essentially each performing that day.”
Shannon additionally discovered his bond with Chastain to be massively useful to telling story of Wynette and Jones—who have been married from 1969 to 1975—revealing to E!, “I might come over and we would undergo our vocal workout routines earlier than we would go on stage.”
By the sounds of it, there have been greater than workout routines occurring, as Shannon mentioned, “After which there was the medicinal tea.”
Chastain confirmed, joking, “My medicinal tea. We had just a little throat coat and bourbon state of affairs occurring.”
Hey, what’s nation music with out a little bourbon?