Today Paramount and Warner Bros. announced the start of production for Christopher Nolan's new movie called "The Christopher Nolan Movie With Matthew McConaughey."
Even though that might be what we care most about, the movie is actually called "Interstellar," and it boasts an all-star cast that includes our dude McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Casey Affleck, David Oyelowo, Topher Grace, your mom, John Lithgow, Ellen Burstyn, and Michael Caine, plus a killer concept.
"Interstellar" is based on Nolan's original idea and a previous script that his brother Jonathan developed back when Stephen Spielberg had an eye to direct it. It tells the story of "a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage." The original concept dealt with the theories of a guy named Kip Thorne, a CalTech physicist that did some amazing work with theoretical wormholes and their potential for time travel (read more about those here), so perhaps that's a clue where "Interstellar" will take us.
"Interstellar" opens in theaters on November 7, 2014 and will use a combination of regular 35mm film and IMAX, similar to "The Dark Knight" and "The Dark Knight Rises."
Click past the jump to read the full press release.
The summer movies that usually grab people's attentions are the ones with monsters, robots, and monsters fighting robots. Those films go onto make hundreds of millions of dollars, but one small movie this summer made big waves by doing considerably less business.
"Mud," the third film from "Take Shelter" writer-director Jeff Nichols, made a little over $21 million this summer with a strategic release schedule and became the highest grossing independent movie of the year so far.
The film, which stars Matthew McConaughey, just hit Blu-ray and DVD today (You can watch an exclusive from the disc above!), so we got on the phone with Nichols to talk about how the release went and what's up next for him.
A new trailer for the trippy, quiet Ryan Gosling crime drama "Only God Forgives" just premiered online. In it, you'll be able to hear almost all of Gosling's lines from the movie.
Also, get your first look at the new HBO series starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson in today's Dailies!
Only a handful of actors have ever had a writer craft a role with them in mind. That's what happened with Matthew McConaughey when "Take Shelter" director Jeff Nichols approached him about the title character, an outlaw with a heart of gold, in his new film "Mud."
When MTV News' Josh Horowitz spoke with McConaughey, he asked him how you approach a role that was made for you, and according to the actor, you try not to think about it too much.
Read more after the jump!
There are only a handful of people in Hollywood that have the inside scoop on "Interstellar," the upcoming science fiction film from Christopher Nolan, and one of those people happens to be on a press tour right now promoting a movie.
MTV News' Josh Horowitz sat down with Matthew McConaughey, the man tapped to star in the time travel movie, and he kept a pretty tight lid on what's going on with "Interstellar."
He couldn't even really discuss how he came to join the project for the sake of keeping company secrets. "Oh, I can tell you a little bit, but even that is sort of under lock and key. It really is," McConaughey said.
As with all of the Christopher Nolan's movies, information about his next project, the mysterious time travel adventure, "Interstellar," has slowly begun to leak out.
Deadline is reporting that the secretive director has offered the lead role of Cooper to Matthew McConaughey. The part, if accepted, would only cap off an incredible renaissance for the 43-year-old actor, who wowed audiences and critics in "Magic Mike," "Killer Joe," "Bernie," and the upcoming "Mud."
By Hannah Soo Park
Sometimes, an actor's willingness to nail a role is so extreme, that their "method" manages to overshadow any hype surrounding the film itself.
From adapting bizarre on-set behaviors to drastically altering their appearances, recently, we've seen an influx of stars take "getting into character" a bit too far. Here, we break down a few recent tales of method acting that have caused us to raise our eyebrows and wonder if all of the fuss is in the name of brilliance or just sheer madness -- and it looks like we're not just dealing with a Brando-inspired mumble, anymore.
Something has changed with Matthew McConaughey. One second, the guy is starring in every other romantic comedy, and now he's taking on challenging roles in mature films like "Killer Joe," "Magic Mike," and "Mud." What happened to Mr. "All right, all right, all right"?
Anyway, Deadline is reporting that McConaughey has signed up for his next serious role in Martin Scorsese's new film with frequent collaborator Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Wolf of Wall Street." He'll play Mark Hanna, a boss and mentor for DiCaprio's Jordan Belfort, as he climbs his way to the top of the financial world.
Read more about the casting after the jump!
Male strippers have a bad rap when it comes to their outfits. Everyone just assumes they'll see a cowboy or some dude wearing just a pair of cufflinks. For "Magic Mike," Channing Tatum wanted to buck the stereotypes when to came to stripping regalia.
Tatum told MTV News that the choices in "Magic Mike" reflected what he preferred when he was actually dancing for movie.
"That was sort of my whole thing when I actually did it," Tatum said. "When I danced, I did Boy Scout outfit, and I thought it was the lamest thing ever. Then I did a clown thing."
Matthew McConaughey and Matt Bomer are the latest two actors to join the stripper flick "Magic Mike."
In addition to those two Hollywood beefcakes, the movie also stars Channing Tatum and Alex Pettyfer. "Magic Mike" is the semi-true story of Channing's time spent as an exotic dancer in Florida. Hollywood Crush has the full scoop on the casting, including McConaughey playing a retired stripper who owns the salon the boys work at and Bomer being a working boy in the group. The flick is being slated for a 2012 release date.
Check out the rest of today's casting news after the jump!