Actor Matthew McConaughey reveals an anecdote about how he agreed to star in a movie thanks to the intervention of a fortune teller.
In the late 90’s, Matthew McConaughey began to be known thanks to Contact (1997) o Los Newton Boys (1998). Then at the beginning of the 21st century she made several interesting movies like Wedding plans (2001), numbered lives (2001), Chill (2001) y the empire of fire (2002).
At that time, he had to face an important decision, since he was offered to star in How to lose a guy in 10 days (How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days). Matthew McConaughey reveals how he decided to accept the role in a recent interview with Vanity Fair.
“I remember considering whether or not I was going to do it one night while walking down Sunset Boulevard. All of a sudden this guy appears out of nowhere: he was a fortune telling guru and he says: Can I tell you your fortune real quick?”
“I was like: Yeah, man. Insurance. He immediately says: There’s a movie you’re considering right now. It’s a romantic comedy. You have to do this or it will be one of the biggest regrets of your life. It will be great, it will be an amazing experience and it will generate a lot of money.”
Today, Matthew McConaughey he wonders if he was really a fortune teller or someone sent by the movie studio. But from that moment on, she began to think more fondly of the film and agreed to star in it.
Was it a hit or a miss?
The movie How to lose a guy in 10 days (2023) had a budget of about $50 million and grossed about $177 million. What can be considered a success. In addition, he catapulted the career of Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson y Kathryn Hahn.
After that we have been able to see it in Sahara (2005), betting the limit (2005), The Innocent (The Lincoln Lawyer) (2011), Magic Mike (2012), Mud (2012) and has given us brutal performances in Dallas Buyers Club (2013) with which he won the Oscar for Best Actor, the series True Detective e Interstellar (2014).
The next project of Matthew McConaughey it is the movie Dallas Stingwhere he will play the soccer coach of the United States women’s section.
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