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Matthew Mcconaughey - Celebrities at the ABC studios for 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' at Jimmy Kimmel studio - Hollywood, California, United States - Wednesday 4th May 2016

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Gary Ross, Gugu Mbatha-Raw , Matthew Mcconaughey - STX Entertainment Presentation Following CinemaCon's "State of the Industry: Past, Present and Future at Caesar's Palace Resort and Casino - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Tuesday 12th April 2016

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Matthew Mcconaughey - STX Entertainment Presentation Following CinemaCon's "State of the Industry: Past, Present and Future at Caesar's Palace Resort and Casino at Caesar's Palace - Phoenix, Arizona, United States - Tuesday 12th April 2016

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Matthew Mcconaughey , Camila Alves - Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 24th March 2016

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Camila Alves , Matthew Mcconaughey - 3rd Annual unite4:humanity at Montage Hotel - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Thursday 25th February 2016

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Reese Witherspoon , Matthew Mcconaughey - 29th American Cinematheque Award Honoring Reese Witherspoon_Photo Opp at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 31st October 2015

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Reese Witherspoon , Matthew Mcconaughey - The 29th American Cinematheque Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 31st October 2015

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Matthew Mcconaughey , Levi McConaughey - Matthew McConaughey spotted out in TriBeCa with his son Levi McConaughey - New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 6th October 2015

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Matthew Mcconaughey , Vida Alves McConaughey - Matthew McConaughey and wife Camila Alves out with their two children, Levi and Vida, in New York City at Manhattan - New York City, New York, United States - Monday 5th October 2015

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Naomi Watts, Matthew Mcconaughey and Gus Van Sant - A variety of celebrities were photographed as they took to the red carpet at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival for the premiere of 'Sea of Trees' in Cannes, France - Saturday 16th May 2015

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Matthew Mcconaughey and Camila Alves - A host of stars were photographed on the red carpet as they arrived at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards which were held at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 25th January 2015

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Matthew Mcconaughey and Camila Alves - 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals at Shrine Auditorium, Screen Actors Guild - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 25th January 2015

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Matthew Mcconaughey and Camila Alves - A host of stars were photographed on the red carpet as they arrived at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards which were held at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 25th January 2015

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Matthew Mcconaughey and Camila Alves - A host of stars were photographed on the red carpet as they arrived at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards which were held at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 26th January 2015

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Matthew Mcconaughey and Camila Alves - A host of stars were photographed as they took to the red carpet at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards which were held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 11th January 2015

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Matthew Mcconaughey, Camilla Alves, Anne Hathaway, Livingston Alves McConaughey, Levi Alves McConaughey and Vida Alves McConaughey - Matthew McConaughey honored with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame at Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 17th November 2014

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Matthew Mcconaughey - Matthew McConaughey leaving his hotel in New York City - New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 5th November 2014

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Camila Alves and Matthew Mcconaughey - Photo's of the stars as they arrived at the New York premiere of Sci-Fi action movie 'Interstellar' held at the AMC Lincoln Square Theater in New York City, New York, United States - Monday 3rd November 2014

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Matthew Mcconaughey and Camila Alves - Matthew McConaughey leaving his hotel in New York - New York City, United States - Monday 3rd November 2014

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Matthew Mcconaughey and Camila Alves - Matthew McConaughey wearing a checked grey suit and wife Camila Alves in a peach suit with matching cape, leave their hotel - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 29th October 2014

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Amber Heard In, Matthew McConaughey Out Of 'Magic Mike XXL'


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Matthew McConaughey will not be reprising his role as strip club owner Dallas in the upcoming sequel to Magic Mike, Magic Mike XXL. The 2015 film may have lost one of its biggest stars but it's certainly making up for it by casting actresses such as Amber Heard, Andie MacDowell and Jada Pinkett Smith

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Matthew Mcconaughey at 4th Annual Critics' Awards in June 2014.

Read More: Joe Manganiello Reveals Magic Mike 2 Will Begin Filming This Autumn.

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Rachel McAdams In 'True Detective 2' Talks & Other Cast Rumours


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Rachel McAdams is rumoured to be in talks with the makers of the second series of True Detective. The 35-year-old Canadian actor is not the only star reportedly being considered and other names in the mix include Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men) and Michelle Forbes (The Killing).

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Rachel McAdams photographed at the New York premiere of A Most Wanted Man.

Read More: Meet The (Probable) Cast Of True Detective Season 2.

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Things To Get Fast And Furious For True Detective Season 2?


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Looks like 'True Detective' feels the need for speed, as the director of four films from the Fast and Furious franchise, Justin Lin, is all lined up to step up at the show's helm.

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Lin at the London premiere of Fast & Furious 6

Deadline reports that Lin has been lined up to direct the first two episodes of the new season of the hit HBO show which walked away with five Emmy awards last week. Rumours have been swirling for months about the plot and casting details for the next outing which helped bring Matthew McConaughey back into public favour. Previously more known for his appearences in terrible rom-coms such as How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days and Failure to Launch, McConaughey blew audiences away with his gritty portrayal of Detective Rush Cohle. 

Continue reading: Things To Get Fast And Furious For True Detective Season 2?

Matthew McConaughey Is Basically Rust Cohle In New Lincoln Ad [Video]


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It reads like one of McConaughey's famous True Detective monologues. Imagine the scene, a long-haired, scruffy Rust Cohle sat around the table, fiddling with Lone Star beer cans, using a bull as a metaphor for....life, the universe...something.

Matthew McConaughey"That's a big bull...I think that's ol' Cyrus"

"That's a big bull...I think that's ol' Cyrus. 1800 pounds - I can do whatever the heck I want. I can respect that. Take the long way out."

Continue reading: Matthew McConaughey Is Basically Rust Cohle In New Lincoln Ad [Video]

Someone Made A Pixar Style Clip Of 'True Detective', Starring Matthew McConaughey


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Well, this might just be enough to whet our appetites for True Detective season 2. Whilst there's been countless TD parodies since the show landed on HBO, this Pixar style animation of one of Rust Cohle's famous speeches may be the most impressive.

Matthew McConaugheyAn animator has recreated Rust Cohle's classic "life is a dream" speech

YouTube user RightsReserved TV posted the clip online, saying, "Don't usually post "WORK" work on this channel but in honor of True Detective's Emmy snubs I decided to post this. (And the fact I haven't post in awhile) If any of you are still out there I hope you enjoy!"

Continue reading: Someone Made A Pixar Style Clip Of 'True Detective', Starring Matthew McConaughey

Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 -Breaking Bad Predictably Dominates Drama


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The Primetime Emmy Awards were held on Monday evening (25th August) in Los Angeles and there was stiff competition in every category although the results were ultimately highly predictable. 

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Breaking Bad dominated the drama awards at the Primetime Emmys.

Read More: Forget Malcolm In The Middle, Three Serious Breaking Bad Ending Theories.

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'True Detective' Season 2 "Not As Dark". Does That Mean "Not As Good?"


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True Detective season 2 will be less dark then the acclaimed original season starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, according to HBO programming president Michael Lombardo who spoke at the Guardian International Television Festival in Edinburgh.

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Scripted once again by Nic Pizzolatto, the new season will feature a completely new story and cast of characters with a woman and two men in the leads. It is thought those characters will be played by Elisabeth Moss, Taylor Kitsch and Colin Farrell.

Continue reading: 'True Detective' Season 2 "Not As Dark". Does That Mean "Not As Good?"

Matthew McConaughey Approached By Ford After Starring In 'The Lincoln Lawyer'


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Following the critical success of the movie The Lincoln Lawyer, Matthew McConaughey has been approached by car manufacturers Ford to front its new advertising campaign. The company is hoping to sell its brand to younger consumers.

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Matthew Mcconaughey will feature in the new ad campaign for Ford's Lincoln model

Ford is hoping to inject new life into its flagging model by slipstreaming the ‘McConaissance’ phenomenon, which has seen the previously ridiculed actor completely reverse his professional reputation and public perception.

Continue reading: Matthew McConaughey Approached By Ford After Starring In 'The Lincoln Lawyer'

Nic Pizzolatto Fends Off 'True Detective' Plagiarism Accusations, With Aplomb


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Was True Detective plagiarized? Say it ain’t so! Well, the show’s creator Nic Pizzolatto has denied the claims, but let’s look at the accusations first. Pizzolatto has been accused of lifting phrases and ideas off Thomas Ligotti's The Conspiracy Against the Human Race: A Contrivance of Horrorand applying him to his breakout hit on HBO. The accusations came not directly from the author, but from Jon Padgett, founder of the website Thomas Ligotti Online, and Mike Davis, editor of The Lovecraft eZine. In an interview Padgett gave for Davis, he said that Pizzolatto seems to have plagiarized Lugotti “like a high school student will cheat on an essay” – paraphrasing in some places and copying directly in others. Now, both the showrunner and the company are disputing Ligotti’s claims, according to E! News.

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Matthew Mcconaughey in True Detective.

The network released a statement, backing up Pizzolatto.

Continue reading: Nic Pizzolatto Fends Off 'True Detective' Plagiarism Accusations, With Aplomb

What You Need To Know About The 'True Detective' Plagiarism Row


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So you've heard about the True Detective 'plagiarism row'. You've heard about Thomas Ligotti, and Nic Pizzolatto, and Rust Cohle's monologues - but how does all this fit together? Who's being accused of what?

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Well, the specific allegations concern Pizzolatto - the creator and writer of True Detective - and his existential dialogue for Matthew McConaughey's character in the acclaimed HBO show. Some have flagged up the similarity between the lines and the work of the horror writer Thomas Ligotti.

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True Detective Writer Responds To Plagiarism Claims


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The writer and creator of dark TV drama 'True Detective' was accused earlier this week of plagirising from 'The Conspiracy Against the Human Race', a book by Thomas Ligotti. Observant fans noticed stark similarities between the book and the protagonist of the series, Rust Cohle (played by Matthew McConaughey). Now Nic Pizzolatto has hit back against the critics, claiming that nothing about 'True Detective' was stolen.

True DetectiveWas the character of Rust Cohle lifted from an existing work?

More: 5 Things You Didn't Know About HBO's 'True Detective'

Continue reading: True Detective Writer Responds To Plagiarism Claims

Interstellar Trailer


Cooper is a pilot and engineer with a huge ambition to save the world. With little discoveries left to be made on Earth and the development of pioneering technology ever slowing down, mankind's only chance of survival is to take to the stars - though there's a chance there's nothing out there either. But human endeavour once again proves fruitful as a team of space explorers discover a wormhole in the void of the universe. Cooper decides to join them on their intergalactic expedition to find out if there are any other habitable worlds out there. However, he has a big decision to make as the trip means leaving his beloved family behind with the possibility that he might never return. This is a dangerous mission unlike anything mankind has ever done before, but is it worth it to find a way to save the world?

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What Do We Know About Christopher Nolan's Interstellar?


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Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey made a surprise visit to the San Diego Comic-Con last week to unveil the full trailer for their new movie, Interstellar. It seems fans were impressed but, with a November release date for the motion picture fast approaching, what do we actually know about this sci-fi adventure?

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Christopher Nolan and Matthew Mcconaughey at Comic-Con 2014 (Credit: Getty/Kevin Winter)

We know that it has an all-star cast with Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway taking the leads and Michael Caine, Jessica Chastain, Casey Affleck, John Lithgow, Matt Damon and William Devane featuring, among others.

Continue reading: What Do We Know About Christopher Nolan's Interstellar?

The Television Critics Association Awards: Winners And Losers


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Although it ended last September, 'Breaking Bad' is continuing to reign supreme when it comes to awards. The drama scooped the top prize at Sunday night’s Television Critics Association Awards, Program of the Year. 

However, star Bryan Cranston missed out on one more award for his portrayal of meth cook and criminal mastermind Walter White; the prize for Individual Achievement in Drama went to  for his standout performance in the critically-acclaimed HBO series ‘True Detective’. The series also scooped the prize for Best Mini-Series but lost out on the award for Best New Program of the Year, which instead went to Netflix exclusive prison dramedy ‘Orange is the New Black’. 

Matthew McConaugheyBetween Dallas Buyers' Club and 'True Detective', 2014 has undisputedly been McConaughey's year

Continue reading: The Television Critics Association Awards: Winners And Losers

"Breaking Bad" And "True Detective" Win Big At TCA Awards


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After the Breaking Bad finale last year, it looks like this awards season is strictly dedicated to honoring the uber popular show. This week it was the TCA awards, where the story of a high school Chem teacher turned drug lord won the Association’s second annual Program of the Year award. Bryan Cranston accepted the award on behalf of the show, adding a little lighthearted note of his own.

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Cranston is accepting his final round of awards for the acclaimed AMC show.

More: Bryan Cranston Hides In Plain Sight As He Dons Heisenberg Mask At Comic-Con

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Who Won At 2014 Television Critics Association Awards & What Can The Results Tell Us About The Emmys?


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The 30th Television Critics Association Awards (TCAs) was held on Saturday (19th July). The ceremony was held at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Los Angeles. With the 66th Primetime Emmys looming, have the TCAs given us some clues as to who is likely to win on 25th August?

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Breaking Bad won Outstanding Achievement in Drama for the second year in a row.

Read More: Usual Suspects: Game Of Thrones, True Detective, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, To Duke It Out For Emmy Wins.

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'True Detective' Season Two Casting News To Follow Emmys Nominations


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It’s been a good week, a great month and a fantastic year for Nic Pizzolatto; the True Detective writer received critical acclaim for his tense, part-procedural mostly-character-study, 8-part drama, which has culminated in a strong showing in this year’s Emmy nominations.

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And while season 1 of the HBO drama, starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson – who will (minor spoiler) duke it out again for the Best Actor in a Drama nod come August) – is gearing up for The Emmys following a slew of nominations, Season 2’s cast is soon to become public news. 

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A Week In News: Critics Choose, Morgan Improves, Harrison Bruised, Kanye Booed, Zoinks Scoob!


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Matthew McConaughey predictably took home the Best Actor

Critics' Choice Awards: Last night's Critics' Choice Awards saw the year's best and brightest in television honoured for outstanding performances and shows. Dark humoured crime series Fargo and prison drama Orange Is The New Black were the clear frontrunners with three awards each. Matthew Mcconaughey predictably took home the Best Actor honour for creepy crime thriller True Detective  whilst Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany repeated her 2013 victory with the corresponding female award. Read our run-down of the highlights here.

Tracy Morgan Improving: Comedian Tracy Morgan's condition in hospital has been upgraded by doctors to "fair" after he was left fighting for his life in the wake of a tragic crash that killed his friend, mentor and fellow comedian Jimmy McNair on June 7. Morgan, McNair, comedian Ardie Fuqua, Morgan's assistant Jeff Millea, and one other were all involved in the early hours crash that involved a Walmart truck and an allegedly sleep-deprived driver. Read the full story and find out why Louis C.K. launched a tirade against gossip site TMZ here.

Continue reading: A Week In News: Critics Choose, Morgan Improves, Harrison Bruised, Kanye Booed, Zoinks Scoob!

TV Critics Choice Awards Highlights: "Orange Is The New Black" Wins All The Awards (Sort Of)


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Female driven drama finally had somewhat of a spotlight of the Critics’ Choice TVAwards, with Orange Is The New Black scoring three whole awards - Best Comedy Series, along with two more awards for Supporting Actress in a Comedy (Kate Mulgrew) and Guest Performer in a Comedy (Uzo Aduba). According to E! News Aduba thanked OITNB showrunner Jenji Kohan "for changing my life."

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Uzo Aduba's glamorous ensemble matched her shiny new award.

Meanwhile, in other “actresses winning well-deserved awards” Tatiana Maslany of BBC America’s Orphan Black won for Best Actress in a Drama Series. On Orphan Black, she plays multiple, contrasting roles, centered around the show’s futuristic premise of a woman finding out that her life is the result of a cloning research project. Matthew Mcconaughey won the corresponding award for his work on True Detective.

Continue reading: TV Critics Choice Awards Highlights: "Orange Is The New Black" Wins All The Awards (Sort Of)

'True Detective': Our Top 10 Rust Cohle Quotes


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Detective Rustin Cohle, played by Matthew Mcconaughey in Season 1 of True Detective, has become something of a cult icon. Brimming with intense existential theories and suffering with chronic nihilism, Rust Cohle has provided us with more thought provoking quotes than any character on television for quite a long time. Here’s ten of our favourite Rust Cohle quotes.

True Detective Rust Cohle Quotes Marty Hart and Rust Cohle, played by Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey respectively, both of whom were highly praised for their performances

Rust Cohle on the human race: "I think human consciousness, is a tragic misstep in evolution. We became too self-aware, nature created an aspect of nature separate from itself, we are creatures that should not exist by natural law. We are things that labor under the illusion of having a self; an accretion of sensory, experience and feeling, programmed with total assurance that we are each somebody, when in fact everybody is nobody. Maybe the honorable thing for our species to do is deny our programming, stop reproducing, walk hand in hand into extinction, one last midnight - brothers and sisters opting out of a raw deal.”

Continue reading: 'True Detective': Our Top 10 Rust Cohle Quotes

Interstellar Trailer


With the Earth facing a bleak future, pilot and engineer Cooper wants to know how it can possibly be saved from its inevitable demise. The world seems to be slowing down in terms of technological advancement and important discovery, but one group of scientists and explorers are determined to keep pushing the boundaries of human endeavour in the hope that human beings can learned enough to save themselves. When an unusual wormhole like void is discovered in space, the scientists prepare to embark on an interstellar voyage of wisdom to unlock the hidden mysteries of the universe and uncover the key to time travel. It's an expedition that faces great danger and has never before been undertaken by man, and while Cooper is concerned about his separation from his family, he can't pass up this opportunity to explore the stars.

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Brad Pitt Ready To Sign Deal To Star In 'True Detective' Season 2?


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There’s been rumors buzzing around that Brad Pitt is set to star in True Detective season 2 since, well, True Detective season 1 ended. The show was an international success, with both Woody Harrelson and Matthew Mcconaughey highly praised for their roles as detectives Rust Cohle and Marty Hart.

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It was unusual to see two such high profile actors taking time from their busy movie schedules to indulge in a little HBO series, but yikes did it pay off. With McConaughey riding high off his Oscar win for Dallas Buyers Club and True Detective, the actor, once famed for poorly penned rom coms, is now practically unstoppable.  We're sure that Christopher Nolan feels like the cat who's got the cream, landing him for the upcoming Interstellar.

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Brad Pitt Throws Matthew McConaughey A Beer. Internet Explodes [Video]


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Brad Pitt and Matthew Mcconaughey, two of the world's greatest actors, are hanging out in New Orleans. The pair were renting places down the same busy NOLA street, after McConaughey flew in to shoot an Amazing Race scavenger hunt segment with Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

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In a new video circulating the internet, Pitt realises that the Oscar winner is across the way and comes out onto his balcony for a chat. And then Pitt does the ultimate in balcony one-upmanship - he completes a successful beer throw.  

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Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play James Bond Villain In 'Bond 24'?


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Chiwetel Ejiofor is being considered for a part in the upcoming James Bond movie as the villain. The 12 Years A Slave actor is not in official talks with the studios behind the 2015 film - Sony and MGM - but is being seriously considered, according to The Wrap.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor with his BAFTA for Best Actor in February of this year.

The upcoming Bond film, which is slated to be released in 2015, will see Daniel Craig return in the title role. Ralph Fiennes has replaced Dame Judi Dench; M. Naomie Harris as Eve Moneypenny and Ben Whishaw as Q will also reprise their roles. Sam Mendes, who directed the last film, Skyfall, is also set to direct. 

Continue reading: Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play James Bond Villain In 'Bond 24'?

Christopher Nolan Shooting 'Interstellar' Like "A Documentary"


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Christopher Nolan has made an appearance at CinemaCon to talk about his hugely anticipated new sci-fi movie Interstellar. The film has been mostly kept under wraps, though we do know that real-life wormhole scientist Kip Thorne is credited as a producer and Matthew Mcconaughey and Michael Caine star.

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Nolan told at an audience at the annual event that he's largely concentrating on the movie's tone, calling McConaughey's character an "everyman" - more Ron Woodruff than Rust Cohle - and describing the film as "using interstellar travel to go to other places you couldn't reach beyond normal space travel," reports Variety. 

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'True Detective': Matthew McConaughey Delved Deep Into The 'Four Rust Cohles'


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True Detective spans 17 years, follows the relationship of two men working on a ritualistic murder case and features one of the most complex, haunting and intriguing characters in TV’s recent history: Rust Cohle, played masterfully by recent Oscar winner, Matthew Mcconaughey.

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For his role as Ron Woodruff in Dallas Buyers Club, McConaughey lost 50 pounds, something he said made him acutely aware of what was around him; he was hyper alert He couldn’t get sunlight, couldn’t eat anything outside his controlled diet, and when he found out exercise wasn’t aiding his weight loss, he – in his own words - became “hermetic”.

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So What's Next For The Big Oscar Winners?


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They're probably still nursing their hangovers from Sunday night, but now the Academy Awards are over we have to wonder what’s next for the big Oscar winners? This year’s big five have brought us a bit of a mixed bag when it comes to what we can expect from them in the near future, some are keeping busy while others seem set for some much needed down time.

Cate Blanchett Oscars 2014She won the Oscar but what's next for Cate Blanchett

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Jared Leto Wins Oscar For Transgender Role, Gets Criticized By Transgender Community


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Jared Leto’s Oscar win may have seemed unlikely a few years ago, while the 30 Seconds to Mars frontman was taking a break from the big screen and concentrating on his music, but he was very much the favorite to pick up Best Suuporting Actor for his role as Rayon in Dallas Buyers Club on Oscars night – an award that has attracted criticism from certain transgender groups.

Matthew McConaughey and Jared LetoJared Leto and Matthew Mcconaughey as Rayon and Ron Woodruff

While DBC is celebrated for its overarching message, celebrated by its peers in a cinematic context and saw Matthew McConaughey pick up Best Actor for his portrayal of Ron Woodruff, Leto’s role, many feel, could have been played by a transgender actor.

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Why Matthew McConaughey Could Win Successive Best Actor Oscars


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Nobody could deny Matthew Mcconaughey the Oscar for best actor at the 86th Academy Awards. His acceptance speech was typically McConaughey and the 44-year-old Texan really has established himself as one of America's finest actors with movie-stealing turns in Killer Joe, Mud, The Wolf of Wall Street and Dallas Buyers Club - not to mention his probable Golden Globe and Emmy winning turn in HBO's crime-drama True Detective.

Interstellar

Now, a lot can happen between now and the Oscars in 2015, though McConaughey will be considered an early favorite to win best actor again - for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. It's been known for years that the Academy doesn't particular reward sci-fi, but with Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity winning seven gongs on Sunday (March 2, 2014), it's not difficult to argue that trends are changing. 

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Matthew McConaughey's Best Actor Acceptance Speech: The Best Or Worst Of All Time?


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Dependent on your personal philosophy and threshold for egomania Matthew Mcconaughey’s Oscar speech has been described as the best, and worst, acceptance speech ever. McConaughey took to the stage after finding out that he had won the Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club. He thanked the usual suspects, ‘all 6,000 members’ of the Academy, his co-stars Jared Leto (who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor) and Jennifer Garner, his director Jean-Marc Vallee and his wife and children.

matthew mcconaughey oscars speech McConaughey also won the Screen Actors Guild award for Dallas Buyers Club

McConaughey then launched into an impressively structured monologue, explaining the three things that he needs to live his life: "One of them is something to look up to, another is something to look forward to and another is someone to chase." First on his list was his God, who he said "has graced my life with opportunities that I know are not of my hand or any other human hand" - apart from the screenwriter, casting director, director and any others involved in the production of the movie, and indeed any other movie McConaughey has starred in, including himself (surprisingly).

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McConaissance Is Complete As Matthew McConaughey Wins Oscar For Best Actor


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As we predicted, Matthew Mcconaughey's remarkable career turnaround is complete after the actor won the Oscar for Best Actor at the 86th Academy Awards for his stunning turn in Dallas Buyers Club. McConaughey played Ron Woodruff, a HIV patient who smuggled unapproved drugs into Texas when he found them effective at improving his symptoms, and distributed them to fellow sufferers.

Matthew McConaugheyJared Leto [L] and Matthew McConaughey [R] in 'Dallas Buyers Club'

McConaughey has long been the favorite to win the award and is now considered one of the greatest American actors after he ditched lucrative romantic-comedy roles for serious dramatic parts. He has been lauded for his roles in Mud, Magic Mike and Dallas Buyers Club and pretty much stole The Wolf of Wall Street away from Leonardo DiCaprio in one scene.

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Dallas Buyers Club? Matthew McConaughey's Finest Performance Lies On TV


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Ok, so we realise Matthew McConuaghey could only have received Oscar nominations for Mud, The Wolf of Wall Street and Dallas Buyers Club, but the McConnaissance did not reach its zenith when the Texan 44-year-old lost 45 pounds to inhabit the world of Ron Woodruff. Though McConaughey is arguably America's greatest actor at the moment, his finest performance has been saved for television: on HBOs True Detective.

Matthew McConaugheyMatthew Mcconaughey [R] in 'True Detective'

The actor's turn as the existential, philosophizing detective Rust Cohle in Nic Pizzolato's acclaimed crime-drama is consistently impressing and testing audiences in equal measure and with just two episodes left to run, fans are speculating as to whether the series can retain its quality without the Oscar nominee.

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Matthew McConaughey Was Far From First Choice In 'Dallas Buyers Club' Casting [Trailer]


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Matthew Mcconaughey may have pulled off the performance of his career in Dallas Buyers Club but the actor apparently had to convince the movie's directors that he was the right guy to take on the role of entrepreneurial AIDS victim Ron Woodroof.

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Matthew McConaughey Was Far From First Choice To Play Ron Woodroof.

Looking at the series of cheesy rom-coms that McConaughey has padded out his career with, it's fairly easy to see why director Jean-Marc Vallee was at first sceptical about casting the classically handsome, all-American beefcake actor. "I wasn't sure about Matthew at first," said Vallee to THR. "Mr. The Most Handsome Man With Muscles? Then I met him and found a man who really wanted to change perceptions and have new challenges in his career."

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Oscars 2014: Why Jared Leto Will Win A Supporting Actor Category Full Of Spring Chickens


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Did you know Jared Leto was 42? I didn’t. Anyway, enough of that: here’s why he’ll win the Best Supporting Actor award at this Sunday’s Oscars for his turn as Rayon in the also-nominated Dallas Buyers Club.

Matthew McConaughey and Jared LetoJared Leto WILL take hom Supporting Actor for his role alongside McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club

Nowadays, Leto spends most of his time fronting his indie-rock venture, 30 Seconds to Mars, but his acting work doesn’t come second: he was widely considered to be deserved of a nomination for Darren Aronofsky’s 2000 Requiem for a Dream and has recently been picking up awards for his latest performance alongside Matthew Mcconaughey.

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Ignore The Bookies, It Could Be Leonardo DiCaprio's Year At The Oscars


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Let's ignore the bookmakers' predictions for this Sunday's Oscars (March 2, 2014). The people who devise these odds have not seen the movies and base their prices on critics' reviews and public opinion of movies, actors and actresses. The McConnaissance - see Mud, Dallas Buyers Club, Wolf of Wall Street and True Detective - has left bookmakers quaking in their boots and reducing Matthew Mcconaughey's odds of winning best actor to 1/9. It's true that his portrayal of Ron Woodruff is probably the best of his career, though the Texan is way off being considered a nailed certainty on to win the award.

Leonardo DiCaprio Wolf of Wall StreetWill Jonah Hilll [L] Be Congratulating Leonardo Dicaprio [R] At The Oscars?

Consider the alternatives: we've got Chiwetel Ejiofor, the star of the finest movie of the year, Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave. History suggests that when a movie gains a momentum at the Oscars, it can rattle through the categories taking awards that it probably had no right to win. Nobody would complain should Ejiofor take best actor on Sunday anyway, though McConaughey and Leonardo DiCaprio could find themselves with little chance if the Academy has voted for 12 Years in the same way it took to The King's Speech and The Artist.

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True Detective Season 2: Which Pairing Can Pick Up From Cohle And Hart?


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Nic Pizzolatto put the sincerity and quality of True Detective’s story over multiple seasons of the show, asserting that a strict 8-episode format would be condusive to a strong third act. And judging by the critical claim he’s received – his creation is being talked about in the same breath as The Wire – one is inclined to trust the man who risked everything to write the new HBO anthology series.

True DetectiveWoody Harrelson [L] and Matthew McConuaghey [R] as Hart and Cohle in 'True Detective'

“One of the reasons I wanted to do an anthology format is I like stories with endings. I like a good third act. And continuing serial dramas, they tend to have really good beginnings and really long middles and then sort of have to hustle to develop an ending. And I like the idea of telling a self-contained story,” explained Pizzolatto.

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Matthew McConaughey And Others Who Shed The Pounds For Movie Roles


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Losing or gaining more than 20 pounds is a huge deal for most people. Not for the celebrities though! Those guys drop and put back on weight for roles in the blink of an eye. Most recently, Matthew Mcconaughey who is renowned for his hulky physique, lost 3 and a half stone to play Ron Woodruff in six time Oscar nominated movie, The Dallas Buyers Club. The movie, which is set in the 80’s amid the initial HIV epidemic, sees Matthew’s character diagnosed with AIDS. Matthew has already won a Golden Globe for his performance and is also up for the Best Actor Oscar.

matthew mcconaughey weight loss Matthew lost 3.5 stone for his role in The Dallas Buyers Club

It’s been made light of in the past that when actors go through a serious image transformation for a role then they’re certain to be up for some award nominations. Let’s take a look at some other actors who have lost or gained weight for roles and see if this really is the case! 


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5 Things You Didn't Know About HBO's 'True Detective'


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Somehow, True Detective’s fifth episode managed to be even better than the explosive fourth, building upon that miraculous 6-minute tracking shot crescendo and supplementing the action – so skilfully predicated by three episodes of character planning – with a heavy dose of intricate plot.

True DetectiveRustin Cohle and Martin Hart investigate the eerie murder in Episode 1

As HBO’s latest ‘have you watched this’ drama rumbles on impressively – brooding performances from Matthew Mcconaughey and Woody Harrelson as Rust Cohle and Martin Hart respectively only add credence to a wonderfully crafted, suspenseful story – here are 5 facts you didn’t know about True Detective. And if you did know them, shut up.

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Dallas Buyers Club Interviews: Matthew McConaughey And Jared Leto [Video]


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A few years ago, it would’ve been nigh-on impossible to imagine Matthew McCaonaughy as an Oscar favourite. But that’s exactly what he is. In fact, he and Jared Leto, who star and stun in Dallas Buyers Club, are in line to each take home a statuette on March 2nd.

Matthew McConaughey and Jared LetoMatthew Mcconaughey and Jared Leto in The Dallas Buyers Club

McConaughey plays Ron Woodruff, the true-to-life cowboy-turned-activist, who himself was given 30 days to live after contracting the HIV/Aids virus.

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Channing Tatum Writes 'Magic Mike' Roadtrip Sequel Under Gaze Of McConaughey Bust


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Channing Tatum has confirmed that a Magic Mike sequel is in the works by posting a photo of himself, pen and paper in hand, looking at a plaster bust of fellow actor Matthew Mcconaughey. Tatum, who had ditched his Magic Mike G-string and rip-off clothing, announced that he was writing the next in the semi-autobiographical stripper comedy's instalment.

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Channing Tatum Has Confirmed That He's Writing The 'Magic Mike' Sequel.

"What better way to start writing #MagicMike2 than with my old friend Dallas?#runatribe," he captioned the photo in which he sports a feathered trilby and grey cardigan whilst working at his desk. It is said that the new movie will revolve around a roadtrip as the male strippers go on tour.

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Matthew Mcconaughey

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