Ewan McGregor and Ethan Hawke have been tapped to take on the role of half-brothers in AppleTV’s ‘Raymond and Ray.’
McGregor will play Raymond, while Hawke will portray Ray, both of whom grapple with the legacy of their difficult relationship with their demanding Father. The brothers reunite at their Father’s funeral, they take the chance for them to reinvent themselves. “There’s anger, there’s pain, there’s folly, there might be love, and there’s definitely grave-digging.”
Rodrigo García has written and will take the helm on the movie. Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón (“Roma”), Bonnie Curtis (“Saving Private Ryan”) and Julie Lynn (“Albert Nobbs”), who will produce through Mockingbird Pictures. Gabriela Rodriguez and Shea Kammer will executive produce.
McGregor was last seen portraying designer Roy ‘Halston’ in the Netflix series, he will also be reprising his role in Disney plus ‘Star Wars’ spin-off series ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi.’
Hawke was last seen in ‘The Good Lord Bird’, his upcoming projects include the Blumhouse horror film ‘The Black Phone’ and Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out 2.’