Ray Donovan enthusiasts are having the closure they did not get with the drama’s abrupt cancellation quicker than they may well believe.
The two-hour film serving as a wrap-up for all the storylines remaining hanging just after the Period seven finale — which grew to become the sequence finale — will premiere in the very first quarter of 2022, Gary Levine, President of Enjoyment, Showtime Networks Inc., shared in the course of the Tv Critics Affiliation push tour (by means of Deadline). The sequence adopted the titular character, a fixer performed by Liev Schreiber.
“We did hear from fans, and we are nothing if not responsive to our audience,” Levine reported. “I believe this Ray Donovan two-hour film will go a very long way to producing that landing extra swish.”
The drama was canceled at the starting of February 2020, just after its last episode aired, information that stunned both of those enthusiasts and all those who labored on it. Showrunner David Hollander experienced been planning for an eighth season and experienced no concept that not obtaining 1 was even a chance. More than a 12 months afterwards, at the conclusion of February 2021, Showtime declared a film was in the is effective in the course of ViacomCBS’ Trader Working day presentation.
Between all those also returning from the sequence are Jon Voight (who performs Ray’s father Mickey), Kerris Dorsey (Ray’s daughter Bridget), Sprint Mihok (his young brother Bunch), Pooch Hall (his fifty percent-brother Daryll), and Eddie Marsan (his more mature brother Terry). Schreiber and Hollander wrote the script, and Hollander directed it.
The film will acquire put in the previous — delving into Ray and Mickey’s origin tale — and existing. Chris Petrovski and AJ Michalka are coming in as younger variations of Sean Walker and Abby Donovan, and David Patrick Kelly will perform Matty Galloway, Mickey’s good friend.
Ray Donovan, Motion picture Premiere, 2022, Showtime