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Matthew McConaughey's role of real-life AIDS victim Ron Woodroof in the new movie Dallas Buyers Club has created an Oscar buzz for the actor. However - Matthew said earlier that he isn't hoping to win an Oscar Award for 'Dallas Buyers Club'. The 43-year-old actor insists he didn't take on the role in the drama movie to be recognized at the Academy Awards but to tell an important story and broaden his career. Quizzed on rumors of a possible Best Actor nomination for his performance, he said: "There's nothing out there that I am chasing. I want my work to translate. Last year was an incredibly creative year of work for me. It was also the first year I lost money. How about that? Make sure you [write] that I'm saying that with a grin. I'm looking for great experiences." The Hollywood hunk - who is married to »
Matthew McConaughey has insisted that he is not "chasing" an Academy Award by starring in a series of acclaimed dramas.
During an interview with USA Today, the actor insisted that his recent film choices have not been motivated by an attempt to win an Oscar.
"There's nothing out there that I am chasing. I want my work to translate," McConaughey said. "Last year was an incredibly creative year of work for me."
He then joked: "It was also the first year I lost money. How about that? Make sure you [write] that I'm saying that with a grin. I'm looking for great experiences."
McConaughey also discussed the prospect of drastically slimming down to play a medication-smuggling AIDS patient in Dallas Buyers Club.
2 items from 2013
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