Movie News: Matthew McConaughey to Star in 'Born to Run' and 'Gold'; Watch a Powerful 'Two Men in Town' Trailer

Movie News: Matthew McConaughey to Star in 'Born to Run' and 'Gold'; Watch a Powerful 'Two Men in Town' Trailer

Jan 29, 2015

The Wolf of Wall Street

Born to Run/Gold: Matthew McConaughey has lined up two starring roles. Born to Run is an adaptation of Christopher McDougall's best-selling book about a tribe of Indians in Mexico who became renowned for their ability to "run hundreds of miles without rest or injury." The other movie, Gold, is based on a true story and is set to begin filming in June under the direction of Stephen Gaghan (Syriana); McConaughey will play a modern-day prospector who heads to Indonesia in search of treasure. [Deadline/Collider]


Blunt Talk

Blunt Talk: Patrick Stewart makes a yellow jacket look good in a new photo from Blunt Talk. He stars as a British news personality who moves to the U.S. to host a talk show, experiencing a series of comic travails along his intended path to stardom. Seth MacFarlane serves as one of the producers; the first season of the series will air later this year on Starz. [The Wrap]


Raja Gosnell

The Secret: Self-help book The Secret will be adapted for the big screen. Rhonda Byrne's book is based on "working with laws of matching frequencies and the power of positive thinking." The movie version will follow a young widowed mother who meets a mysterious stranger; Raja Gosnell (above), who previously helmed Never Been Kissed and The Smurfs, among others, will direct. [The Hollywood Reporter]


Two Men in Town

Two Men in Town Trailer: In a new trailer from Two Men in Town, Forest Whitaker stars as a convicted cop killer and drug dealer who is finally released from prison after 18 years. He says he's rehabilitated, but the sheriff (Harvey Keitel) is not convinced, and tensions in the small town quickly skyrocket. Brenda Blethyn and Luis Guzman also star; the movie is heading to theaters on March 6. [MovieClips]




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