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Matthew McConaghey is spreading his wings and branching out by joining his old university as a professor, no less.

The actor and producer is set to start working in the Radio-Television-Film department at the University of Texas at Austin in September and will teach a class on script to screen film production.

He's been teaching the class at the university since 2015 with director Scott Rice after the actor developed the curriculum looking at the stages of film production from behind the scenes.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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He said: "It's the class I wish I would have had when I was in film school. Working in the classroom with these students gives me a chance to prepare them.

"Making movies, turning words on paper into film, is both a science and art – no matter the time or generation. The elements of truth and genuine joy for the process are timeless. That will always be our classroom focus."

The 49-year-old graduated in 1993 with a film degree from the university, and went on to win an Oscar for his role in Dallas Buyers Club. The McConaissance is real, gals.

The actor is renowned for his roles in The Wolf of Wall Street, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, and TV series True Detective.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Noah Isenberg, chair of the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the university, said: "He has a passion for teaching, and for all things cinematic, that is palpable, even infectious."

Jay Bernhardt, Dean of Moody College, where McConaughey will work, said: "We are proud to welcome Professor McConaughey to officially join our world-class faculty.

"Matthew cares deeply for our school and our students, and we are thrilled that he shares his time and talent to help prepare the next generation of media leaders and innovators."

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Hold on to your hats, ladies and gentlemen, because yet another nostalgic movie from the early noughties is coming back with a bang.

The 2003 romantic comedy How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days is returning to our screens in the form of a reboot, and we are LEAPING for joy.

The flick starred Kate Hudson as a magazine journalist tasked with driving a man away, and Matthew McConaughey as an advertising executive who must make a woman fall in love with him respectively.

Writer Guy Branum, who previously worked on The Mindy Project, confirmed he was working on the project as a TV series for new streaming service Quibi.

Branum wrote to his followers on Twitter about the momentous task;

"We were all certain you could not make a good romantic comedy anymore because print media is dead and com-com ladies have to work at magazines (we feel seen).

"…but against the tides of history, Quibi & Paramount have agreed to let me re-write How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days."

He added; "I will be observing and consulting numerous photos of shirtless Matthew McConaughey to properly research this task."

This was the handsome actor's pre-'McConaissance' days, remember?

The show will centre on a “glib young online columnist and an oversexed advertising executive who both need to prove, once and for all, they’re capable of being monogamous.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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"They soon discover, however, keeping a relationship is harder than Andie Anderson made it look.” GASP. Inject this glorious 2000s content into our veins, we dare you. 

We're gagging to see Branum breathe new life into the iconic rom-com, which cemented Hudson and McConoughey's status as the genre's king and queen. 

Plus that yellow dress, how could we forget it? The giant gem on her neck also still slaps.

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