Actor Matthew McConaughey has been spotted on the set of The Free State of Jones, the upcoming drama thriller movie written and directed by Gary Ross, take a look below:
“After surviving the Battle of Corinth in 1863, Newton Knight, a poor farmer from Mississippi, lead a group of anti-slavery Confederate deserters in Jones County, and turns them against the Confederacy during the Civil War. Later Knight marries a former slave, Rachel, which significantly helps in establishing the region’s first mixed-race community.”
Here’s an old photo of the real-life Newton Knight:
Well, Actor Matthew McConaughey does look the part!
Anyway, am impatient to see the film.
The release date of The Free State of Jones is set to March 11, 2016.