“If I couldn’t do what I wished, I wasn’t going to do what I didn’t, irrespective of the worth.”
Matthew McConaughey has a memoir titled Greenlights and there are loads of takeaways. One in every of them, although, is that the actor had completely little interest in persevering with with romantic comedies when he was at a crossroads in his profession virtually a decade in the past.
After a string of rom-coms within the aughts, together with, in fact, How To Lose A Man In 10 Days and The Wedding ceremony Planner, the actor determined to say no alternatives to do extra.
That included saying no to a $14.5 million provide to do one.
“The romantic comedies remained my solely constant field workplace hits, which made them my solely constant incoming provides,” he writes, per IndieWire.
Regardless that McConaughey mentioned he appreciated “having the ability to give individuals a nitty-minute breezy romantic getaway from the stress of their lives the place they didn’t have to consider something, simply watch the boy chase the lady, fall down, then stand up and eventually get her. I had taken the baton from Hugh Grant, and I ran with it,” his coronary heart wasn’t in it.
He in the end “declined the provide” as a result of he says, “If I couldn’t do what I wished, I wasn’t going to do what I didn’t, irrespective of the worth.”
However earlier than we assume this implies McConaughey won’t ever make a rom-com once more, if his True Detective position taught us something, it is this:
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