Matthew McConaughey has gone from “Magic Mike” to minimum Method actor: The guy is so skinny, and it’s for a role!
The actor, spotted at LAX on Friday, revealed his new shape as he took off his jacket to head through security, according to E! Online.
McConaughey has dropped the weight — reportedly 30 pounds off his normal number — to play a man suffering from AIDS and given six months to live in the film “The Dallas Buyers Club.” According to IMDb, his character is loosely based on the life of Ron Woodruff, who after being diagnosed with the disease in 1986 and striking out with the one drug then FDA-approved to treat it wound up smuggling alternative drugs into the U.S. for himself and eventually others.
The movie, which also stars Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto, is currently filming in New Orleans, where McConaughey’s pregnant wife, Camila Alves, visited the set Sunday with their two kids in tow.
Expect to see “The Dallas Buyers Club” in theaters in 2013 — but you can peek at a super-skinny McConaughey right now in the video above.
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