Matthew McConaughey Fights HIV in First 'Dallas Buyers Club' Trailer
With roles in films like Magic Mike, Mud, Bernie, Killer Joe, The Paperyboy and the upcoming Wolf of Wall Street, Matthew McConaughey is enjoying a low profile rejuvenation of his career with a variety of different roles, making him a sort of renaissance man. Now he's taking on another unique role in Dallas Buyers Club where he plays real-life Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof, whose life was overturned in 1985 when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. Shunned by many of his old friends, Woodroof takes the fight against the virus into his own hands as he tries to track down alternative treatments from all over the world in a "buyers club" with other renegades and outcasts just him. Watch it!
Here's the first trailer for Jean-Marc Vallée's Dallas Buyers Club, in high def from Apple:
Dallas Buyers Club is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (The Young Victoria) and written by Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack (Meet Bill). Matthew McConaughey portrays real-life Texas electrician Ron Woodroof, who found himself in a life-or-death battle with the medical establishment and pharmaceutical companies in 1985 after hewas blindsided with an HIV diagnosis and given 30 days to live. Since the country still didn't know how to combat the disease, Ron procured non-toxic alternative treatments from all over the world through both legal and illegal means by way of a “buyers club” for fellow HIV-positive people. Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto and more star in the film which Focus Features brings to theaters on November 1st.