Matthew McConaughey’s post-Oscar, post “True Detective” run remains strong as it looks like “Gold” is firming up to shoot this summer. And now the film has added another cast member, as Deadline is reporting “Zero Dark Thirty” and “Carlos” actor Edgar Ramirez has signed on to co-star in the upcoming mining drama, which will mark “Syriana” director Stephen Gaghan’s first film in a decade.
McConaughey is already on board to play a prospector, while Ramirez will take on the role of geologist Michael Acosta. The film, based on a true story regarding the 1993 Bre-X Mineral Corporation scandal, will revolve around the duo traveling to the Indonesian jungle in search of — what else — gold. (CONTINUED)