Reagan poster.jpg
Teaser poster
Directed bySean McNamara
Screenplay byHoward Klausner
Jonas McCord
Based onThe Crusader: Ronald Reagan and The Fall of Communism
by Paul Kengor
Produced byMark Joseph
CinematographyChristian Sebaldt
Edited byJeff Canavan
MJM Entertainment
Distributed byRawhide Pictures
Release date
  • 2022 (2022)[1]
CountryUnited States

Reagan is an upcoming biographical historical drama film directed by Sean McNamara, starring Dennis Quaid and David Henrie as United States President Ronald Reagan. The film also features Penelope Ann Miller, Kevin Dillon, Nick Searcy, Skip Schwink, Mena Suvari, Lesley-Anne Down and Jon Voight in supporting roles. The movie is based on the books: The Crusader: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of Communism and God and Ronald Reagan: A Spiritual Life by Paul Kengor.

Principal photography on the film began on September 9, 2020 and included locations such as Guthrie, Oklahoma.[2]


The movie follows Ronald Reagan's life from his childhood to his years as President of the United States, told by a former KGB agent.



Principal photography began on September 9, 2020. Filming locations included Guthrie, Oklahoma. It was announced on October 22, 2020 that filming had shut down after several crew members tested positive for COVID-19 in the midst of the ongoing pandemic.[23][11] Filming resumed on November 5, 2020.[2]

The film was due to be released in 2021, but now will be released either in late 2022 or early 2023.[11][1]

See also


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  2. ^ a b c Patten, Dominic (November 9, 2020). "'Reagan' Biopic Back In Production After COVID-19 Crew Outbreak; Mena Suvari To Play Oscar Winner & 1st Wife Jane Wyman". Retrieved November 17, 2020.
  3. ^ Bond, Paul (June 20, 2018). "Dennis Quaid to Play Ronald Reagan in New Biopic". Hollywood Retrieved November 17, 2020.
  4. ^ "Exclusive: Tommy Ragen to play young Ronald Reagan in biopic 'Reagan'". Oklahoman. Retrieved April 20, 2021.
  5. ^ Bond, Paul (November 5, 2018). "'Reagan' Movie Starring Dennis Quaid Finds Major Funding". Hollywood Retrieved November 17, 2020.
  6. ^ Kit, Borys (October 13, 2020). "Penelope Ann Miller to Play Nancy Reagan in Ronald Reagan Biopic (Exclusive)". Hollywood Retrieved November 17, 2020.
  7. ^ McDonnell, Brandy (February 25, 2021). "Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio meet with Osage Nation leaders about 'Killers of the Flower Moon' and 5 more Oklahoma film and TV headlines". The Oklahoman. Retrieved August 25, 2021.
  8. ^ Thompson, Simon. "C. Thomas Howell Talks Joining 'Reagan' Cast And 'The Hitcher' Turning 35". Forbes. Retrieved December 16, 2021.
  9. ^ McDonnell, Brandy (November 16, 2020). "Kevin Dillon added to 'Reagan' biopic that has been filming in Oklahoma". Retrieved November 17, 2020.
  10. ^ "Creed's Scott Stapp to portray Frank Sinatra in 'Reagan' biopic | NME". NME | Music, Film, TV, Gaming & Pop Culture News. December 17, 2020. Retrieved January 16, 2021.
  11. ^ a b c Bond, Paul (October 22, 2020). "Ronald Reagan Movie Pauses Production After Coronavirus Outbreak". Retrieved November 17, 2020.
  12. ^ "Trevor Donovan cast in Reagan biopic". Variety. February 19, 2021.
  13. ^ Kay2020-11-11T15:15:00+00:00, Jeremy. "Voltage Pictures' 'Reagan' finds its Margaret Thatcher (exclusive)". Screen.
  14. ^ "I Despised Gorbachev Until I Played His Role". The Wall Street Journal. March 9, 2021. Retrieved March 25, 2021.
  15. ^ "Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Cast as Japanese Prime Minister in Ronald Reagan Biopic". The Hollywood Reporter. November 6, 2015.
  16. ^ "Ronald Reagan Biopic Casts Its Leonid Brezhnev (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. November 14, 2015.
  17. ^ "Scott Stapp to Portray Frank Sinatra in Upcoming Ronald Reagan Biopic: Exclusive". Billboard. Retrieved December 16, 2020.
  18. ^ Bond, Paul (February 7, 2021). "Xander Berkeley to Play George Shultz as Cold War Hero in 'Reagan' Movie". Retrieved February 9, 2021.
  19. ^ "Christian singer Moriah Peters-Smallbone to star alongside Dennis Quaid in 'Reagan'". Christian Post. Retrieved April 20, 2021.
  20. ^ a b Vlessing, Etan (September 1, 2021). "Amanda Righetti, Justin Chatwin Join Dennis Quaid in Ronald Reagan Biopic (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 2, 2021.
  21. ^ Grobar, Matt (August 23, 2021). "Ryan Whitney Newman Boards 'Reagan' Biopic; Gigi Gustin Joins 'Chastise' Horror Film". Retrieved September 1, 2021.
  22. ^ "Exclusive: Elya Baskin Joins Ronald Reagan Biopic Reagan as B.E. Kertchman". MovieWeb. May 10, 2022. Retrieved May 17, 2022.
  23. ^ McDonnell, Brandy (October 27, 2020). "'Reagan' biopic filming in Oklahoma halts production after crew members reportedly test positive for COVID-19". The Oklahoman. Retrieved November 17, 2020.