Entertainment News: matthew mcconaughey
Check out photos of Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett and more celebs showing off their Oscars backstage on March 2, 2014.
Other celebs who made and appearance backstage include Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence and Anne Hathaway.
Red Hot Right Now
Matthew McConaughey has has won the 2014 Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance as HIV-positive patient Ron Woodroof in Jean-Marc Vallee's drama film "Dallas Buyers Club," marking his first win and nomination.
The winners were announced at a live ceremony that took place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and aired live on ABC on Sunday, March 2. McConaughey beat Bruce Dern of "Nebraska," Chiwetel Ejiofor of "12 Years A Slave," Christian Bale of "American Hustle" and Leonardo DiCaprio of "The Wolf of Wall Street."
Matthew McConaughey is enjoying his Oscar moment.
The 44-year-old actor is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Ron Woodroof in the drama "Dallas Buyers Club." The nomination marks McConaughey's first Oscar nod and the actor has already taken home a Golden Globe Award, a Critics Choice Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for the role.
Jared Leto takes on a role unlike any he has before in the new drama film "Dallas Buyers Club."
In the film, which hit theaters on Nov. 1, Leto plays Rayon, a transgender woman and AIDS patient who seeks the help of Ron Woodroff, played by Matthew McConaughey and Dr. Eve Saks, played by Jennifer Garner, to combat his disease. Leto and McConaughey underwent extreme transformations for their roles, appearing thin and weathered to portray their characters.
Jennifer Garner plays a compassionate doctor to HIV patients in need in the new film "Dallas Buyers Club."
In the movie, in theaters on Nov. 1, Garner plays Dr. Eve Saks, who helped people seek alternative treatments for then-taboo HIV disease. The film also co-stars Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, who both underwent extreme physical transformations for their respecitive roles.
Garner sat down with OTRC.com earlier this month, where she spoke about playing her character Eve and what it was like working with Leto and McConaughey in their transformed state.
Matthew McConaughey shows a whole new side of himself in his upcoming film "Dallas Buyers Club."
In the movie, in theaters on Nov. 1, McConaughey plays Ron Woodroof, a defiant Dallas native who is told by doctors he is going to die in 30 days after contracting the then-taboo HIV disease. The film also stars Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto. The actor, like McConaughey, also underwent an extreme physical transformation for his role -- also an AIDS patient.
McConaughey sat down with OTRC.com recently to talk about his role, how he was able to relate to the role through people in his own life and how his family reacted to his shocking weight loss, which reportedly totaled more than 40 pounds.