The Josh Brolin and Jessica Chastain have been cast for an upcoming biopic on the life of George Jones. Brolin will play George Jones according to reports, as well as work as producer for the film. Jessica Chastain will play Tammy Wynette, who was famously and tumultuously married to George Jones.
The biopic was first announced in May of 2015. 28 Entertainment out of Los Angeles will finance the film, and Alan Wenkus, known most recently for being the writer and researcher for the biopic Straight Outta Compton, writing the film. The producers are said to have spent time with George Jones during his final years.