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Matthew McConaughey Calls on Congress to “Reach a Higher Ground” and Pass Gun Reforms

Academy Award–winning actor Matthew McConaughey took center stage at the White House briefing Tuesday to call on Congress to “reach a higher ground” and pass gun control legislation in honor of the children and teachers killed in last month’s shooting rampage at an elementary school in his home town of Uvalde, Texas. In a highly personal […]

Matthew McConaughey Calls for Gun Responsibility Instead of Gun Control in Op-Ed

Matthew McConaughey is weighing in at length on the debate over gun control in the wake of the elementary school mass shooting in his hometown of Uvalde, Texas. The Oscar winner argues that focusing on gun control has produced nothing more than a decades-long political stalemate and that it’s time to shift the conversation to […]

Matthew McConaughey Calls for Action After Hometown School Shooting: “We Must Do Better”

Matthew McConaughey took to Twitter on Tuesday evening to address the mass shooting that occurred earlier in the day at Robb Elementary School in the actor’s hometown of Uvalde, Texas. The tragedy has left at least 19 children and two adults dead and is considered the deadliest school shooting since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre. […]

Bono on Role as Reclusive Rock Star Lion in ‘Sing 2’ and New U2 Original Track “Your Song Saved My Life”

At the Sundance Film Festival in January 2007, Garth Jennings unveiled the world premiere of Son of Rambow, a film he wrote and directed inspired by his childhood as an aspiring filmmaker. After it screened for the Park City crowd, Jennings exited the stage only to be tapped on the shoulder and informed that a […]

Matthew McConaughey Decides Not to Run for Texas Governor

Oh no, oh no, oh no. Matthew McConaughey has decided to not run for Texas governor after all. The Oscar winner announced on his Instagram account Sunday that elected office was a “path that I’m choosing not to take at this moment” and that he wants to focus on other ways to serve the people […]

Matthew McConaughey Named Philanthropist of the Year: “I Want This to Be a Legacy”

The Texas high school teacher was standing in her driveway when she suddenly collapsed and died of heart disease. It was January 2019, and the death of Rebecca Pfleger was a devastating loss to her students at Sam Houston High School, where for eight years she had helped at-risk kids as a partner with Matthew […]

‘Sing 2’: Film Review | AFI 2021

Matthew McConaughey again leads the voice cast of performing animals for the sequel to 2016’s ‘Sing,’ which also includes returning castmembers Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton and Nick Kroll.

Matthew McConaughey Clarifies Stance on Vaccinating Children Following U.S. Surgeon General Response

Matthew McConaughey clarified comments he made about his stance on mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 for children and confirmed that his own teenage son, Levi, has been vaccinated in an Instagram story posted late Wednesday. “When asked my opinion on the subject of children and vaccination mandates I stated, ‘I couldn’t mandate it for kids just […]

‘Sing 2’ Set for AFI Fest World Premiere

Round up the chorus, Sing 2 will be making music at AFI Fest. The Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures sequel has just been added to the Los Angeles festival’s lineup and is scheduled to have its world premiere on Nov. 14 at TCL Chinese Theatre. The animated film features the voice talents of Matthew McConaughey, […]

Matthew McConaughey’s Big Risk (and Opportunity) If He Runs for Texas Governor

Does “Texas Gov. Matthew McConaughey” sound all right? (All right, all right?) The Oscar-winner has been openly flirting for months with the prospect of entering what could be a pivotal race in 2022 to lead the country’s second-most-populous state at a time when the traditionally deep-red territory is increasingly edging toward purple. But is McConaughey […]

Chadwick Boseman Honored by Wife Simone With Emotional Performance at Stand Up to Cancer Telethon

The late Chadwick Boseman was honored by his wife Simone Leeward and Black-ish actor Anthony Anderson during the Stand Up to Cancer fundraising telethon event on Saturday. Intended to celebrate thirteen years of cancer research, the event included performances and appearances from familiar names in Hollywood such as Chris Evans, Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper, Cecily […]

Matthew McConaughey Landed ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ by Terrifying a Casting Secretary With a Spoon

Matthew McConaughey credits his landing the lead in Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation in part to a utensil. In a recent video on his YouTube page, the Oscar-winning actor revisited one of his earliest roles, Vilmer in the 1995 horror franchise installment. McConaughey sets the stage by explaining that he originally had a bit, […]