Matthew McConaughey’s new film was scrapped weeks before production

Matthew McConaughey movie Dallas Sting has been pulled by Skydance Media just weeks before production was set to begin in New Orleans.

In accordance Deadlinemade the real-life sports underdog story “improper” allegations that were later investigated by the producers, who decided to shelve this Rocky-esque drama as a result.

The Oscar-winning True detective star was signed on as soccer coach Bill Kinder, who took a group of Dallas high school women to compete in China nearly 40 years ago, where they defeated some of the best teams from Australia, Italy and the home nation.

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Drug addiction‘s Kaitlyn Dever was to play Kinder’s daughter, while director Kari Skogland (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier) had been lined up to direct.

McConaughey also dropped out of a Nic Pizzolatto reunion in November – the TV series Redeemer.

This 2019 adaptation of Patrick Colman’s novel The churchgoer would have centered on a “minister turned security guard whose search for a missing woman in Texas leads him through a corrupt criminal conspiracy, as his past and present influence and intertwine around a mystery of escalating violence and deception”.

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It has also previously been shown that Dallas Buyers Club the actor was at one point eager to play The Incredible Hulk.

In an episode from 2020 of Happy Sad Confused podcast, McConaughey revealed that he threw his “hat in the ring” for the role of Bruce Banner, even though Marvel Studios wasn’t listening.

“I wanted it. [I told Marvel] ‘I’m game if you are’. They said, ‘No, thank you’.”

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