Matthew McConaughey might be up for an Oscar next year. Fans watching the new Dallas Buyers Club trailer released on Wednesday can see why. The upcoming true-life drama starring Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodroof, a man diagnosed with HIV and his decision to smuggle drugs to help those people like himself, who desperately need them.
The performance reveals McConaughey’s dramatic weight loss and how he altered his appearance for the role. Obviously shocking, the transformation gives the fans a new appreciation of what actors will do to portray characters.
“Dallas Buyer's Club trailer out now- take the ride,” tweeted Matthew McConaughey from his official Twitter account on Wednesday. The actor included a link to the first look of the movie.
So far critics and fans alike have appreciated the first glimpse of the story. While the movie won’t be seen until next month at the Toronto Film Festival, there will no doubt be more buzz about the performance. Add how believable Matthew McConaughey is as the character and it wouldn’t be surprising if he was up for an Oscar next year.
Take a look at the video clip of Dallas Buyers Club.