In this thriller directed by Lee Daniels, McConaughey plays Ward Jansen, an idealistic reporter, who along with his younger brother, Jack Jansen (Zac Efron), investigate the events surrounding a murder in an effort to exonerate a man on death row, Hillary Van Wetter (John Cusack). Co-starring David Oyelowo, Nicole Kidman, Macy Gray, and Scott Glenn.
You wanna see a guy get in shape, tell him his (butt) is going to be 40-foot-high on a screen. It’s me doing everything with the spray tans and all. It’s going to be a hoot.