You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

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.”

More Film

  • Ken Jeong Starring in Australian Sci-Fi

    Ken Jeong to Star in Australian Sci-Fi Movie 'Occupation: Rainfall'

    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 […]

  • ‘The House With Clock Its Walls’

    ‘The House With a Clock in Its Walls’ Tops Studios’ TV Ad Spending

    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 […]

  • Patric M. Verrone, Co-Executive Producer,Netflix's Disenchantment

    Writers Guild Members Re-Elect Patric Verrone to Board Seat

    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 […]

  • Disney Promotes Marketing Execs Ryan Stankevich,

    Film News Roundup: Disney Promotes Marketing Execs Martha Morrison, Ryan Stankevich

    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 […]

  • Chien-Ming Wang

    'Late Life' Baseball Documentary Heads for U.S. Release (EXCLUSIVE)

    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 […]

  • Oscars: Indonesia Picks‘Marlina The Murderer’ in

    Oscars: Indonesia Selects ‘Marlina The Murderer’ in Foreign-Language Category

    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 […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content