The film directed by Rodrigo García will premiere on Apple TV+

“Raymond & Ray” tells the story of two half-brothers raised in the shadow of a terrible father. Somehow, they each still have a sense of humor, and his funeral is a chance for them to reinvent themselves. In this story there is room for anger, pain, madness, love… and even for digging graves, according to the synopsis of the film.

The film “Raymond & Ray” was shot in the state of Virginia and stars American actor, screenwriter and director Ethan Hawk, and British actor Ewan McGregor, known for his work in Trainspotting.

The cast of this film is joined by the famous Spanish actress Maribel Verdú, winner of two Goya awards from the Spanish Academy of Cinema. This is the third English-language project that the Spanish Goya winner has embarked on after ‘The Flash’ and ‘Now and Then’.

Hawk, McGregror and Verdú are also joined by British Sophie Okonedo, American Tom Bower and American actor and director Vondie Curtis Hall.

“Raymond & Ray” is written and directed by Colombian film and television director Rodrigo García Barcha, eldest son of the married couple formed by the famous writer and Nobel Prize winner in literature Gabriel García Márquez and Mercedes Barcha.

With the film, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, the director seeks to delve into complicated family relationships or those that show dependency between people. Indeed, García Barcha confessed in an interview with Deadline that his father had something to do with this story that became a feature film. “One day years later I thought of two half-brothers and from the dark depths of my mind came the idea that they had the same name, which kind of set the tone for the genre. father he was”, Rodrigo García said Barcha.

The production was entrusted to the famous Mexican filmmaker, screenwriter, photographer and Oscar winner Alfonso Cuarón. He is joined by Bonnie Curtis and Julie Lynn. Executive producers are Shea Kammer and Gabriela Rodríguez.

The film “Raymond & Ray” is set to premiere on the Apple TV+ streaming platform on October 21.

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