Matthew McConaughey didn’t want to wait any longer. So he set a date. October 2012. That’s when they’d start shooting “Dallas Buyers Club.” He seemed to be the only one prepared to launch at that time, but the charismatic Uvalde native was tired of riding the roller coaster.
The script about Ron Woodroof, the heterosexual Dallas man who started a black market drug and supplement ring after contracting HIV in the mid-’80s, had sat on his desk for years. But a lack of financing and other movies kept pulling him away. Maybe you’ve heard of them? “Magic Mike,” “Mud,” “Killer Joe,” “Bernie.”
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