February 17, 2018

Casting: Greer, McConaughey, Novak, Fonda

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Judy Greer ("Archer," "The Descendants") has scored the role of the female chimp Cornelia in Matt Reeves' upcoming 'Rise' sequel "Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes" at Fox. The character, briefly introduced in the first film, will have a much expanded role this time out. Greer will work with performance capture … [Read more...]

Casting: McConaughey, Howard, Bey, Shue

The Wolf Of Wall Street Matthew McConaughey is the latest to join Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf Of Wall Street" about the rise and fall of stockbroker Jordan Belfort (Leonardo Di Caprio) McConaughey has signed up to play the early boss and mentor to Belfort. Shooting kicks off this month in New York. [Source: The AP] A Girl and a Gun Terrence … [Read more...]

Marsden Replaces McConaughey As JFK

James Marsden is set to replace Matthew McConaughey as former U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Lee Daniels' historical drama biopic "The Butler" which begins shooting later this month in New Orleans reports Variety. The story chronicles the life of Eugene Allen, who served as a White House butler under an incredible eight presidents and through … [Read more...]

McConaughey On A “Lincoln Lawyer” Sequel

A solid hit both critically and commercially last year, Brad Furman’s adaptation of Michael Connelly’s novel "The Lincoln Lawyer" might be getting a big screen sequel. The film's star Matthew McConaughey was asked about the possibility by Collider at the recent "Killer Joe" press junket. His response: “Man, I hope so. The update is I wish I … [Read more...]

Casting News: McConaughey, Esper, Green

The Butler Though previously linked, Matthew McConaughey has had to drop out of Lee Daniels' "The Butler" due to a scheduling conflict with the long-gestating AIDS drama "The Dallas Buyer's Club". McConaughey is working with filmmaker Jean Marc-Vallée on the script with shooting to begin this Fall. McConaughey denies the horrible reviews for … [Read more...]

Harrelson, McConaughey Team On A Series

Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson are attached to star in Anonymous Content's anthology series "True Detective" which is currently being shopped to cable networks says The Live Feed. The story follows two detectives - Rust Cohle (McConaughey) and Martin Hart (Harrelson) - whose lives become entangled while searching for a serial killer in … [Read more...]

McConaughey Is Ex-Stripper In “Magic Mike”

Matthew McConaughey has joined the cast of Steven Soderbergh's indie drama "Magic Mike" says Variety. The story is loosely based on Channing Tatum's days as a teenage male stripper mentored by the titular Mike. Tatum plays Mike while Alex Pettyfer will play the young stripper. McConaughey will play Dallas, a former stripper who now owns the … [Read more...]

McConaughey, Witherspoon Throw “Mud”

Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Tye Sheridan are in discussions to star in "Mud" for Everest Entertainment and FilmNation says Deadline. The story is a powerful, redemptive tale of a charismatic fugitive named Mud (McConaughey) and his unlikely friendship with fourteen year old Ellis (Sheridan). Ellis is determined to help his new … [Read more...]