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The Unusual Connection Andrew Garfield And Vincent D'Onofrio Had On The Set Of The Eyes Of Tammy Faye - Exclusive

On the surface, Andrew Garfield and Vincent D'Onofrio don't have much in common — especially because more than two decades separates them in age, with Garfield still being a toddler when D'Onofrio made a splash in his first major film, 1987's "Full Metal Jacket." But the two made an interesting connection on the set of "The Eyes of Tammy Faye," which is in theaters now.

The biopic, which is based on the documentary of the same name, details the rise and fall of controversial televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker.

With Jessica Chastain starring as Tammy Faye, Garfield playing Jim, and D'Onofrio portraying ultra-conservative reverend Jerry Falwell Sr., "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" delves into how the religious power couple built their multimillion-dollar empire — and then watched it all come crashing down.

During a recent interview with Looper, D'Onofrio exclusively revealed the bond that he and Garfield created, and the MCU moment they both wish would happen.

Garfield and D'Onofrio discussed the possibility of Spider-Man and Wilson Fisk meeting onscreen

One unusual connection Garfield and D'Onofrio shared on the set of "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" was both actors had previously had roles in the MCU — Garfield as Spider-Man and D'Onofrio as Wilson Fisk in the "Daredevil" series. And the potential for the two characters to possibly cross paths in that realm was not lost on them.

"Andrew and I spoke about that, actually, because in the Marvel canon, when it comes to the comics, Spider-Man and Fisk were in the same comics, which is funny," says D'Onofrio.

But aside from the potential for Garfield and D'Onofrio to maybe meet again somewhere in the MCU, "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" actors already have a special bond that they discovered while portraying Jim Bakker and Jerry Falwell, respectively.

As the story goes, Falwell is seemingly a friend and confidante of Jim Bakker, which later turns into one of the key components to the Bakkers' downfall. But while the two men may have been adversaries, the same cannot be said of Garfield and D'Onofrio.

"Andrew and I got along very well," says D'Onofrio. "We were able to improvise before scenes would start. We would mutually get ourselves into the right place, where once we started the actual dialogue, it was seamless — very different from the director just saying "action" and us jumping straight into the dialogue. [Director] Michael [Showalter] would say "action" and Andrew and I would start improvising and get ourselves mutually connected and in the right place. Jessica [did this] as well. They're both very intuitive and bright actors who are open to anything. And that makes it all the more fun."

"The Eyes of Tammy Faye" is currently playing in theaters.