Raymond and Ray
Directed byRodrigo García
Written byRodrigo García
Produced by
Starring
CinematographyIgor Jadue-Lillo
Edited byMichael Ruscio
Music byJeff Beal
Production
companies
Distributed byApple Studios
Release dates
  • September 12, 2022 (2022-09-12) (TIFF)
  • October 14, 2022 (2022-10-14) (United States)
  • October 21, 2022 (2022-10-21) (Apple TV+)
Running time
100 minutes[1]
Countries
  • Mexico
  • United States
LanguageEnglish

Raymond and Ray is a 2022 comedy-drama film written and directed by Rodrigo García. The film stars Ewan McGregor, Ethan Hawke, Maribel Verdú, and Sophie Okonedo.

Raymond and Ray had its world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival on September 12, 2022, and was released in select cinemas on October 14, 2022, before its streaming release on October 21, 2022, by Apple TV+.[2]

Premise

Two half brothers reunite at the funeral of their father, with whom both had a bad relationship.

Cast

Production

It was announced in August 2021 that Ewan McGregor and Ethan Hawke had been cast to star in the film, which is written and directed by Rodrigo García.[3] In October, Maribel Verdú and Sophie Okonedo were added to the cast,[4] with Maxim Swinton joining the next month.[5]

Virginia governor Ralph Northam announced in September 2021 that the film would shoot in Central Virginia beginning in the fall.[6] Filming began in Richmond the following month.[7][8] Filming took place in Hopewell, Virginia from October 18 to 21.[9] Filming took place at Oakwood Cemetery in Richmond in November.[10]

Jeff Beal composed the film's score.[11]

Release

It had its world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival on September 12, 2022. It also made it to 'World Cinema' section of 27th Busan International Film Festival to be screened on October 7, 2022.[12]

References

  1. ^ "Raymond and Ray". Toronto International Film Festival. Retrieved July 28, 2022.
  2. ^ Echebiri, Chike (October 2, 2022). "'Raymond & Ray': Release Date, Trailer, Cast, and Everything You Need to Know". Collider. Retrieved October 14, 2022.
  3. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (August 30, 2021). "Ewan McGregor & Ethan Hawke Team For 'Raymond And Ray' At Apple Original Films". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 8, 2021.
  4. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (October 21, 2021). "'Raymond And Ray': Maribel Verdú & Sophie Okonedo Join Apple Studios Film Opposite Ewan McGregor & Ethan Hawke". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 21, 2021.
  5. ^ Maxim Swinton Joins Apple’s ‘Raymond And Ray’; Seamus Deaver Boards ‘Invitation To A Murder’; Bethlehem Million & More To Star In Thriller ‘Trim Season’
  6. ^ "Governor Northam Announces Production of 'Raymond and Ray' in Virginia". Governor of Virginia. September 16, 2021. Retrieved October 16, 2021.
  7. ^ Curran, Colleen (October 9, 2021). "Ethan Hawke heading back to Virginia to film 'Raymond and Ray' with Ewan McGregor". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Retrieved October 9, 2021.
  8. ^ Wise, Scott (October 12, 2021). "Ewan McGregor and Mary Elizabeth Winstead enjoy dinner in Henrico". WTVR-TV. Retrieved October 16, 2021.
  9. ^ Manzanares, Keyris (October 18, 2021). "New feature film "Raymond and Ray" shooting in Hopewell this week". WRIC-TV. Retrieved October 19, 2021.
  10. ^ Curran, Colleen (November 19, 2021). "Ethan Hawke and Ewan McGregor's 'Raymond & Ray' filming around Richmond". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Retrieved 22 November 2021.
  11. ^ Hunter, Allan (September 12, 2022). "'Raymond & Ray': Toronto Review". Screen Daily. Retrieved October 12, 2022.
  12. ^ "Raymond and Ray". Busan International Film Festival. September 7, 2022. Retrieved September 9, 2022.