“I wouldn’t have done it”: Matthew McConaughey Might Never Be In Marvel Movies Because of MCU’s Lucrative Contract That Restricts the Actors for Years

Matthew McConaughey Might Never Be In Marvel Movies Because of MCU’s Lucrative Contract That Restricts the Actors for Years
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American actor Matthew McConaughey is a very famous and respected actor and has appeared in films such as Dallas Buyers Club, A Time to Kill, The Lincoln Lawyer, and The Wolf of Wall Street. He is renowned for his ability to play a variety of roles and his Southern drawl. He also has a famous catchphrase Alright, alright, alright which is a play on his opening line from the movie Dazed and Confused.


However, despite starring in countless blockbuster movies, franchises, and TV shows, the actor has claimed that he will never be starring in any franchise movie. Mathew McConaughey is a very calm and laid-back character and does not want to be restricted by a contract for years to come. No matter how much money the contract provides, we might never see McConaughey in a movie series.

Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey

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Matthew McConaughey Might Never Be in an MCU Movie

Matthew McConaughey has stated that he is not interested in appearing in an MCU film. He said that he doesn’t want to play a superhero and that he loves to portray people who are more realistically based. He has previously declined offers to play in MCU films despite receiving offers. He claimed that he does not want to be a part of a franchise and that he likes to pick his jobs individually.

Some fans are disappointed with McConaughey’s choice since they think he would be perfect for an MCU film. McConaughey has stated, however, that he has no interest in pursuing a job in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Another common misconception is that McConaughey simply hasn’t found the appropriate superhero part for him yet. However, recent news suggests that this may not be the case at all.

Matthew McConaughey in
Matthew McConaughey in Tue Detective

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Recently, the Interstellar actor has claimed that he does not want to be bound to a specific role or a franchise let alone sign a contract that bounds him to a role for multiple years. The same was true for his highly acclaimed TV show, Tue Detective, where McConaughey would’ve walked away from the character and the show if he had to sign on for more than a season. During an interview, he claimed that even if HBO wanted to keep him for the upcoming seasons, he would have just dropped the role.

“That was always how I saw it. One season, eight episodes, a finite beginning, middle and end, goodbye, look forward to watching it. If HBO had wanted an option on me for a Season 2 or 3, I wouldn’t have done it. I wouldn’t have walked into something where they could say, ‘We’ve got you for the next three years'”

Marvel Studios did require actors to sign long-term contracts. This was done to provide them the freedom to schedule their films and TV series ahead of time. However, the MCU has loosened its contract requirements recently and is now more open to collaborating with performers on a movie-by-movie basis. It allows performers to have greater freedom and can choose to work on other projects.

Matthew McConaughey Is a Hollywood Treasure

The ascent of Matthew McConaughey in Hollywood was steady yet slow. Early in the 1990s, when television programs like Friday Night Lights and The Practise were airing, he started his acting career. He appeared in a supporting part in the comedy, Dazed and Confused to make his cinematic debut. However, it was in the judicial drama, A Time to Kill in 1996 that he had his breakout performance.


McConaughey appeared in several popular films in the years that followed, including The Newton Boys, and Contact. He also had appearances in other love stories, including The Wedding Planner and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. However, in the early millennium, McConaughey’s career started to falter. He appeared in a lot of films that were not well-regarded, and he frequently played the lead role in romantic comedies.

Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club
Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club

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In the late 2010s, McConaughey’s career began to flourish again. He starred in several highly praised films, such as The Wolf of Wall Street, Interstellar, and Dallas Buyers Club, for which he received an Academy Award. Recent performances by the actor have demonstrated his versatility as an actor and his capacity to play a variety of parts. His acting career is continuing strong, making him one of the most admired performers in the business today.


Source: Deadline

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