Matthew McConaughey on Why He's Leaning in So Many Movie Poster Photos

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Matthew McConaughey on Why He's Leaning in So Many Movie Poster Photos

Matthew McConaughey</a> is, by most accounts, a stand-up guy. You just wouldn’t know it from his movie posters.&nbsp;As eagle-eyed meme generators have pointed out, the Oscar-winning&nbsp;Dallas Buyers Club&nbsp;star has a habit of leaning on his co-stars in the posters for a number of his films. It’s a trend that dates all the way back to his 1999 comedy,&nbsp;EDtv, and also includes the hit rom-coms&nbsp;How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days,&nbsp;Failure to Launch,&nbsp;and&nbsp;Ghosts of Girlfriends Past.” data-reactid=”25″>In real life, Matthew McConaughey is, by most accounts, a stand-up guy. You just wouldn’t know it from his movie posters. As eagle-eyed meme generators have pointed out, the Oscar-winning Dallas Buyers Club star has a habit of leaning on his co-stars in the posters for a number of his films. It’s a trend that dates all the way back to his 1999 comedy, EDtv, and also includes the hit rom-coms How to Lose a Guy in 10 DaysFailure to Launchand Ghosts of Girlfriends Past.

The Dark Tower</a>&nbsp;—&nbsp;</em>where, it must be said, he does stand up straight in the posters&nbsp;— Yahoo Movies&nbsp;presented him with visual proof of his leaning ways. Pointing to the&nbsp;How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days&nbsp;poster, he notes that this was the first occurrence of the lean in his mid-’00s rom-com run. “It’s a nice little lean,” he says with a classic McConaughey eyebrow wiggle. “This film does very well! So then we come out and do [Failure to Launch] and we go, ‘Well, let’s just lean a little further.‘” McConaughey’s&nbsp;Dark Tower&nbsp;co-star, Idris Elba, confirms that the actor&nbsp;can&nbsp;stand up by himself during shooting, but makes no promises about their off-camera antics. “We’re planning on hitting a bar later. We’ll see who’ll be doing the leaning.”” data-reactid=”26″>Catching up with McConaughey for his latest film, The Dark Tower — where, it must be said, he does stand up straight in the posters — Yahoo Movies presented him with visual proof of his leaning ways. Pointing to the How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days poster, he notes that this was the first occurrence of the lean in his mid-’00s rom-com run. “It’s a nice little lean,” he says with a classic McConaughey eyebrow wiggle. “This film does very well! So then we come out and do [Failure to Launch] and we go, ‘Well, let’s just lean a little further.‘” McConaughey’s Dark Tower co-star, Idris Elba, confirms that the actor can stand up by himself during shooting, but makes no promises about their off-camera antics. “We’re planning on hitting a bar later. We’ll see who’ll be doing the leaning.”

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Published at Wed, 02 Aug 2017 20:46:41 +0000