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Matthew McConaughey to Star in 'The Urban Planner'

Coming soon to theaters near you: Academy Award Winner Matthew McConaughey portrays an upstart urban planner who learns to throw away the old code and embrace uncertainty.
April 1, 2015, 10am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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With his career still basking in the glory of the recent "McConaissance," Hollywood star and notorious bohemian type Matthew McConaughey has signed on with a new film called The Urban Planner.

The film is inspired by the success of the Broadway musical If/Then, based in part on the life and work of former New York City Planning Director Amanda Burden.

According to insiders close to the project, McConaughey will play an urban planner stuck in a mid-career rut who uncovers proof of a vast international conspiracy involving property rights and the United Nations. Also he falls in love.

The role will in no way reprise the character played by McConaughey in The Wedding Planner opposite Jennifer Lopez. According to McConaughey's press representation: "We can all agree that was a vapid and soul-destroying film."

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Published on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Planetizen April 1st Edition
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