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September 2, 2014

Matthew McConaughey and Joe Manganiello return for Magic Mike XXL - Matt Bomer also rumored to be in the cast

The sequel to the 2012 box office hit Magic Mike has begun filming this week with Channing Tatum returning in his starring role as a male stripper.

Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey is not in the cast this time around but True Blood's Joe Manganiello returns and Matt Bomer and Alex Pettyfer are also rumored to be resuming their roles, according to Internet Movie Data Base (IMDB).

September 2, 2014

Matthew McConaughey and Joe Manganiello return for Magic Mike XXL - Matt Bomer also rumored to be in the cast

The sequel to the 2012 box office hit Magic Mike has begun filming this week with Channing Tatum returning in his starring role as a male stripper.

Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey is not in the cast this time around but True Blood's Joe Manganiello returns and Matt Bomer and Alex Pettyfer are also rumored to be resuming their roles, according to Internet Movie Data Base (IMDB).

March 3, 2014

Matthew McConaughey takes best actor for Dallas Buyers Club

The space adventure Gravity won seven Academy Awards on Sunday (2 March) but was denied the top prize when the drama 12 Years a Slave won the Oscar for best picture.

Co-producer Brad Pitt and producer-director Steve McQueen made emotional acceptance speeches after presenter Will Smith announced 12 Years as the winner over eight other nominees.

March 3, 2014

Matthew McConaughey takes best actor for Dallas Buyers Club

The space adventure Gravity won seven Academy Awards on Sunday (2 March) but was denied the top prize when the drama 12 Years a Slave won the Oscar for best picture.

Co-producer Brad Pitt and producer-director Steve McQueen made emotional acceptance speeches after presenter Will Smith announced 12 Years as the winner over eight other nominees.

March 3, 2014

Actor won best actor prize for a film all about a homophobic man's fight to survive the disease during epidemic's early days

Matthew McConaughey won an Oscar on Sunday (2 March) for playing a man with AIDS in a movie all about AIDS.

But the actor is being criticized today for not once uttering the word AIDS during a lengthy acceptance speech that lasted more than three minutes.

March 3, 2014

Actor won best actor prize for a film all about a homophobic man's fight to survive the disease during epidemic's early days

Matthew McConaughey won an Oscar on Sunday (2 March) for playing a man with AIDS in a movie all about AIDS.

But the actor is being criticized today for not once uttering the word AIDS during a lengthy acceptance speech that lasted more than three minutes.

February 12, 2014

Hunky gay star says: 'I'm along for the ride however they'll have me'

Whenever he is called to duty for a Magic Mike sequel, Matt Bomer is ready to get back into stripper mode.

The White Collar star was told Tuesday night (11 February) by Vulture that Channing Tatum is busy writing a script for the second movie and is doing so beside a bust of Matthew McConaughey.

'I trust Channing and [co-writer] Reid [Carolin] implicitly, and I'm along for the ride however they'll have me,' Bomer said.

February 12, 2014

Hunky gay star says: 'I'm along for the ride however they'll have me'

Whenever he is called to duty for a Magic Mike sequel, Matt Bomer is ready to get back into stripper mode.

The White Collar star was told Tuesday night (11 February) by Vulture that Channing Tatum is busy writing a script for the second movie and is doing so beside a bust of Matthew McConaughey.

'I trust Channing and [co-writer] Reid [Carolin] implicitly, and I'm along for the ride however they'll have me,' Bomer said.

January 22, 2014

Group also gives prize to documentary Bridegroom while other selections including 12 Years a Slave mirror other recent awards

The lesbian-themed French film Blue is the Warmest Color may have been shutout at the Oscars but it was named Foreign Language Film of the Year and LGBT Film of the Year by the Gay and Lesbian Critics Association (GALECA).

GALECA unveiled the winners of its 2013 Dorian Awards on Tuesday (21 January). The group is comprised of over 80 professional entertainment journalists across the US and Europe, including Gay Star News, who write or report for media outlets easily accessible in America.

January 16, 2014

Dallas Buyers Club stars had been criticized for their Golden Globe acceptance speeches

Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto didn't miss their opportunity this time.

After their Golden Globe wins last Sunday, they became the target of critics who felt the two Dallas Buyers Club stars had blew an opportunity to say something meaningful about the AIDS crisis during which their film is set.

But their statements today after being nominated for Academy Awards are more thoughtful of mindful of the film's subject matter.

January 16, 2014

Dallas Buyers Club stars had been criticized for their Golden Globe acceptance speeches

Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto didn't miss their opportunity this time.

After their Golden Globe wins last Sunday, they became the target of critics who felt the two Dallas Buyers Club stars had blew an opportunity to say something meaningful about the AIDS crisis during which their film is set.

But their statements today after being nominated for Academy Awards are more thoughtful of mindful of the film's subject matter.

December 11, 2013

Other LGBT nominations include Michael Douglas and Matt Damon for Behind the Candelabra

Jared Leto continues to establish himself as the front-runner for an Oscar with a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Dallas Buyers Club.

Leto's nod in the supporting actor category is for his performance as a trans female dying of AIDS who teams up with an infected straight man (Matthew McConaughey) to sell alternative treatments to fellow sufferers.

Leto has already racked up several major critics awards in recent weeks.

December 11, 2013

Other LGBT nominations include Michael Douglas and Matt Damon for Behind the Candelabra

Jared Leto continues to establish himself as the front-runner for an Oscar with a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Dallas Buyers Club.

Leto's nod in the supporting actor category is for his performance as a trans female dying of AIDS who teams up with an infected straight man (Matthew McConaughey) to sell alternative treatments to fellow sufferers.

Leto has already racked up several major critics awards in recent weeks.

November 28, 2013

Other LGBTI-themed nominees include Concussion, Blue is the Warmest Color and Pit Stop

Dallas Buyers Club, a film that tells the story of alternative AIDS treatments during the early days of the epidemic, garnered Spirit Award nominations this week for two of its stars.

Matthew McConaughey got a nod for best actor for his portrayal of a straight man infected with AIDS who goes outside the system to fund life-extending treatments.

His co-star, Jared Leto, was nominated in the supporting actor category for his performance as a transgender woman with the disease who becomes the unlikely business partner of McConaughey's character.

November 1, 2013

'Girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do, baby'

Jared Leto flirted his way into the acclaimed movie Dallas Buyers Club.

The film, opening in select US cities today (1 November), casts him as a trans woman battling AIDS who befriends and becomes business partners with a fellow AIDS sufferer played by Matthew McConaughey.

The actor and musician had not made a film in five years focusing instead on touring with his band 30 Seconds to Mars.

The day of one of his biggest concerts in Berlin, Leto showed up for a Skye meeting with director Jean-Marc Vallée dressed in full character as a woman.

October 31, 2013

Matthew McConaughey on his homophobic character with AIDS in Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew McConaughey's character in Dallas Buyers Club is an unlikely hero in the early fight against AIDS.

'He’s a bastard, son of a bitch, homophobe, bigot with a seventh-grade education, a two-bit electrician cowboy who gets the HIV and becomes a scientist,' McConaughey tells The Wrap of the real-life character of Ron Woodruff.

Woodruff, a straight electrician from Texas, contracted HIV from drug use and at one point was given 30 days to live by a doctor in the early 1980s.

October 31, 2013

Matthew McConaughey on his homophobic character with AIDS in Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew McConaughey's character in Dallas Buyers Club is an unlikely hero in the early fight against AIDS.

'He’s a bastard, son of a bitch, homophobe, bigot with a seventh-grade education, a two-bit electrician cowboy who gets the HIV and becomes a scientist,' McConaughey tells The Wrap of the real-life character of Ron Woodruff.

Woodruff, a straight electrician from Texas, contracted HIV from drug use and at one point was given 30 days to live by a doctor in the early 1980s.

November 29, 2012

Hollywood hunk reveals he fasted for a month in order to achieve dramatic weight loss for part in Dallas Buyers Club movie

Hollywood hunk Jared Leto says he starved himself for a month to play a transgender woman living with HIV.

The 40-year-old star's new super skinny figure was achieved for his role in the Dallas Buyers Club, co-starring Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner.

The 30 Seconds to Mars band member told entertainment site Vulture that he had to shed the pounds fast because he only got involved with the movie a few weeks ago.

October 25, 2012

Much of the out star's solo dancing didn't make final cut of summer hit

Matt Bomer fans who wanted to see more of the White Collar star in last summer's box office hit Magic Mike can rejoice.

Instinct.com has posted this video of the openly gay actor which includes his deleted solo strip scene from the movie in which he played a male stripper alongside of Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Alex Pettyfer and Joe Manganiello.

October 25, 2012

Much of the out star's solo dancing didn't make final cut of summer hit

Matt Bomer fans who wanted to see more of the White Collar star in last summer's box office hit Magic Mike can rejoice.

Instinct.com has posted this video of the openly gay actor which includes his deleted solo strip scene from the movie in which he played a male stripper alongside of Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Alex Pettyfer and Joe Manganiello.

October 18, 2012

Actor's solo dance did not make the final cut of Magic Mike

There were plenty of Matt Bomer fans who wanted to see more of the actor in the summer box office hit Magic Mike in which he played a male stripper alongside of Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey and Joe Manganiello.

But much of his solo stripping scene ended up on the editing room floor.

That's why images from the scene, which surfaced on various websites including Queerty.com Wednesday (17 October), are getting plenty of attention.

October 18, 2012

Actor's solo dance did not make the final cut of Magic Mike

There were plenty of Matt Bomer fans who wanted to see more of the actor in the summer box office hit Magic Mike in which he played a male stripper alongside of Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey and Joe Manganiello.

But much of his solo stripping scene ended up on the editing room floor.

That's why images from the scene, which surfaced on various websites including Queerty.com Wednesday (17 October), are getting plenty of attention.

September 7, 2012

Hunky star exhibits his Magic Mike body in episode of White Collar

Matt Bomer, already in terrific shape, got into even more amazing shape for his role as a male stripper in the summer hit Magic Mike.

As far as we're concerned, we didn’t get to see near enough of Matt in the film which was filled with other hunks including Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Joe Manganiello and Alex Pettyfer.

But, thankfully, we get to see plenty of the gorgeous and gay Matt in his weekly USA Network series White Collar.

August 3, 2012

'All I care about is working on something of quality'

Justin Bartha came to fame starring with Nicholas Cage in the hit comedy National Treasure and its sequel then had another major success as one of the stars of The Hangover franchise.

In between, he starred with Matthew McConaughey in the hit comedy Failure to Launch as well as Trust the Man and The Rebound. He also had a major role in the notorious box office bomb Gigli which starred then-couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez.