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He might be an A-lister. He might be an Oscar winner. He might be one of the buzziest celebrities orbiting through the current pop-culture zeitgeist. But don’t think for a minute that Matthew McConaughey has gone Hollywood.

In an interview with Garden & Gun magazine for its February/March issue, conducted last year while the actor was in New Orleans to shoot his Civil War action film “The Free State of Jones,” the Texas-born McConaughey waxed on at length about why he loves the American South in general and the Crescent City in particular — right down to its potholes.

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Matthew McConaughey spends his Thanksgiving volunteering to deliver Meals on Wheels

Matthew McConaughey took time out of his Thanksgiving holiday to give back to those less fortunate. The 46-year-old was spotted arriving at a facility in Austin, Texas along with wife Camila Alves and their children. The star was casually dressed for the outing, and showed off a big grin as he warmly greeted everyone while making his way inside. (via dailymail)

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“Delivering meals #mealsonwheels to elders in need. They are so thankful for a meal and a good conversation and the fact that someone can take their time…So much to be thankful for! #thankful #warmheart #othersinneed Dia de ação de graças nos eatados unidos..levamos comida para os idosos #mealsonwheels temos muito a agradecer!” (via Instagram)

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Matthew McConaughey to Host SNL in November With Adele

Matthew McConaughey will make a surprising return to the SNL stage, bringing the big guns with Adele as musical guest.

Per Entertainment Weekly, the former True Detective and Gold star will return to the SNL stage on November 21, his first time hosting since 2003, a notably different phase of McConaughey’s career. As for Adele, the “Hello” singer last appeared in SNL in 2008, one of her early breakout stateside performances.

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‘Free State of Jones’ Gets New Release Date

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Gary Ross’ Civil War drama The Free State of Jones, starring Matthew McConaughey, will now hit theaters May 13, instead of March 11.

STX Entertainment announced the shift Thursday. In a twinned move, STX dated The Space Between Us for July 29.

In Free State of Jones, McConaughey plays a soldier for the Confederacy during the Civil War who becomes disillusioned with the South’s cause, flees the battlefield and defiantly declares a safe haven in Jones County, Miss., after marrying a former slave.

The shift to May means that Free State of Jones will open in the high-profile summer corridor, one week after Captain America: Civil War debuts. So far, the only other title slotted to roll out May 13 is Edward Snowden biopic Snowden.