‘True Detective’s Matthew McConaughey Coveted For ‘The Stand’ And ‘Gold’

From Deadline:

Remember how a movie actor’s stock dropped when they slummed on the small screen? Matthew McConaughey heads into the weekend as a favorite to win an Emmy for HBO’s True Detective. His performance as Rust Cohle, stacked on top of his Oscar winning Dallas Buyers Club role, is so impressive he is being chased for numerous plum film roles. I’m told that Warner Bros covets him to play the role of Randall Flagg in The Stand, the adaptation of Stephen King’s apocalyptic masterpiece novel that Josh Boone will direct.

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TheSaint2530d ago

I didn't know they were redoing The Stand, love that book. I think he'd make a good Randall Flagg.