What’d I Say

'Ray' of light hits H'Wood

At the Oct. 20 Variety screening session for “Ray,” helmer Taylor Hackford related the advice he dished out to star Jamie Foxx about Ray Charles.

“This is a man who was deep and alone in the dark. That’s the key to the role.”

Co-stars Regina King and Kerry Washington talked Foxx’s complete transformation for the role.

“Jamie was Ray,” said Washington. “And he still carries a part of him with him even after the movie.”

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