Matthew McConaughey Says He Became Lifelong Friends with These Costars In Real Life

by Jeremy Spirogis
Matthew McConaughey The Gentlemen

Matthew McConaughey has labored with superb folks since he broke into performing in 1992. It can be not possible to remain in contact with all of them, and he hasn’t with most of them. But a number of of McConaughey’s co-stars have grow to be shut, private associates. 

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McConaughey was a visitor on The Howard Stern Show on Oct. 21. He discussed why film relationships are fleeting, apart from the few who’ve remained in his life. 

Matthew McConaughey on the temporary encounters of filmmaking

When McConaughey costars with Reese Witherspoon, Kate Hudson or Jennfier Garner, they get very shut making these motion pictures. But then, it’s over.

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Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson | RJ Capak/WireImage

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Here’s what occurs and it goes on with each movie. Actors by no means actually say it nevertheless it’s principally true. You do grow to be a really tight household within the making of the film. You do make lifelong associates and acquaintances and also you assume if you go away, it’s exhausting leaving. You assume I’m going to speak to this particular person each week. You don’t. You don’t. Everyone goes their separate methods, they go on to a different circus, they make one other film and if you do cross one another, you’re actually glad to see one another and reminisce about that point. 

The two costars Matthew McConaughey calls shut associates

Cole Hauser was a part of the ensemble forged of McConaughey’s breakthrough film Dazed & Confused. Woody Harrelson costarred with McConaughey in EdTV after which HBO’s True Detective.

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L-R: Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey | David M. Benett/Getty Images

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“I’ve got only a few really close friends in the 28 years of acting that I keep up with all the time,” McConaughey mentioned. “Cole Hauser, Woody Harrelson and a couple more that I keep up with all the time, that are really people we stay in better contact together.”

McConaughey understands why different costars haven’t stored in contact. 

Everyone else, we’re simply glad to see one another. That’s it. I acquired a busy life, they acquired a busy life. We’re very glad to see one another once we cross one another in a while in life, wherever it’s. You go away the set pondering we’re going to hang around subsequent weekend. We’re all going to be doing this and you actually don’t. That expertise, that feeling remains to be actual. You bond and it’s intense for a brief period of time. It’s intense for a number of months. You’re working with these folks, you’re counting on them. It’s teamwork. That’s your whole world. “But you then go off and do sure issues. 

Matthew McConaughey, The Howard Stern Show, 10/21/2020

Jared Leto remains to be a friend too

McConaughey shared a really intense expertise with Jared Leto. Both actors misplaced a dramatic quantity of weight for the drama Dallas Buyers Club. McConaughey says they nonetheless keep up a correspondence often

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L-R: Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto | Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage

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“Jared and I still stay in touch but I wouldn’t say we’re tight friends,” McConaughey mentioned. “We don’t check in with each other weekly but I can call him any time and he can call me any time. We texted a month ago but it’s not like he’s over for Thanksgiving dinner.”

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