ibnlive » Photos

Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell

May 02, 2013 18:26pm
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • This Friday will see Jeff Nichols's most awaited film 'Mud' hitting the theaters starring 'Matthew McConaughey' in the lead role.
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Apart from Matthew McConaughey the film will star Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, and Reese Witherspoon in very prominent roles.
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Jeff wrote and directed 'Mud', which was fully financed by the Everest Entertainment and produced by both Everest and Film Nation Entertainment.
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Clearly the director was inspired by Mark Twain's works including the 1876 novel 'Tom Sawyer'.
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • The film revolves around a character named 'Mud', who is a fugitive and who becomes friends with Arkansas teenagers Ellis and Neckbone.
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • However the fugitive attempts to reunite with his love Juniper, and the teenagers help him evade the authorities.
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Sources say that for the lead teenage role 'Neckbone', over 2,000 boys auditioned, and 15-year old Jacob Lofland from Yell County, Arkansas was finally chosen to play Neckbone
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Talking about the central character, the film maker came up with the concept for the film in the 1990s and always had McConaughey in mind for the role after seeing him in 'Lone Star'.
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • The film's shooting was wrapped up in eight weeks.
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • The film has also competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, and was shown at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2013.
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell
  • Hollywood Friday: Matthew McConaughey's 'Mud' is all set to cast its spell