Ewan McGregor says he’s been waiting his whole career to work with American movie star Ethan Hawke.
His actors, both 51, began their careers more than 30 years ago when McGregor won the Scottish Bafta for the 1996 film Trainspotting and Hawke had a breakout performance in Dead Poets Society in 1996. 1989.
They have never worked on a project together before starring in the upcoming film Raymond And Ray, where they play half-brothers who are reunited at the funeral of their father, who both The two have a less than ideal relationship.
The Star Wars actor McGregor told PA news agency that “his dream has come true” after “waiting to work with Ethan throughout my career.”
McGregor added: “At the beginning of my career, I was Jude Law’s life partner, and when Jude worked with Ethan on Gattaca, back in the ’90s, it was a big deal… And I feel certain, or very hopeful. much that I will work with Ethan next.
“We all started around the same time. It just took a long time for it to happen. “
Hawke said being able to face McGregor was “worth the wait”.
He told PA: “To really have a chance to play brotherhood, with someone you really see as a kindred spirit, a brother in the profession. So it’s well worth the wait.”
British actress Sophie Okonedo, said she saw Hawke and McGregor become friends while starring in the film.
The 54-year-old said: “I think they really get along. I think they were really friends.
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“I think they knew each other a little bit before, but not much. But you can actually see, you can see through the movie that they did a great job. “
“The people are so easygoing, it’s just like that, they joke all the time when telling stories, anecdotes, and they create an incredible atmosphere.”
Raymond And Ray will be available on Apple+ and in theaters on October 21.
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