Fresh off an Oscar win for his role in “Dallas Buyers Club” and an Emmy nomination for the acclaimed HBO series “True Detective,” it looks like Matthew McConaughey may have finally locked down his next film project. Deadline has learned that McConaughey is in talks to star in “The Company Man,” a script by Andrew Cypiot that made The Black List known as the Untitled Ed Wilson project. former Black List script.
Based on true events, “The Company Man” follows CIA agent Edwin Wilson, who “went behind enemy lines to secure a weapons contract and report information back to the CIA shortly after the Cold War. He had a meteoric rise until company policies changed and he was unceremoniously fired. (CONTINUED)