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Reality Bites Costars Winona Ryder and Ethan Hawke Reunite at Born to Be Blue Premiere

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Twenty-two years later, and Troy and Lelaina are still going strong.

Winona Ryder and Ethan Hawke, who played romantic interests in the cult favorite 1994 drama Reality Bites, met up on the red carpet in New York on Sunday.

Ryder, 45, who is in the midst of a comeback thanks to her role in the Netflix hit Stranger Things, attended a screening of Hawke’s film Born to Be Blue, which follows late jazz musician Chet Baker.

Ethan Hawke and Winona Ryder in Reality Bites


In the film, Hawke, 46, portrays the legendary trumpeter as he battled heroin addiction in the 1960s. Baker died in 1988.

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Ryder was only 23, and Hawke 24, when they portrayed recent college grads living together and grappling with adulthood in Reality Bites. Both have gone on to star in a variety of films, and Hawke has been since nominated for four Academy Awards.