Matthew McConaughey is taking on a new role as a professor at the University of Texas, where he will be taking film & screen scripts & # 39; will give.
- The university has announced the appointment of Matthew McConaughey on Wednesday
- McConaughey graduated from the University of Texas in 1993 with a film degree
- He has been a visiting professor at the UT since 2015 and has taken his students on the ride while working on some of his latest films
- The school said the & # 39; personal investment & # 39; from McConaughey in his students has earned him the necessary admiration and praise from the school leaders
- The Oscar winner has not yet publicly responded to his latest venture
Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey is already an A-list actor, a Lincoln Motor Company pitcher and a recently announced co-owner of a Major League football club.
Now the 49-year-old film star born and raised in Lone Star State can add university professor to his resume thanks to a newly acquired faculty position at the University of Texas.
The school, where McConaughey obtained his film degree in 1993, announced on Wednesday that he had accepted to give & # 39; script-to-screen & # 39; film lessons to the Radio, Television and Film Department of Moody College at the start of this autumn.
"Matthew cares a lot about our school and our students, and we are very happy to share his time and talent to prepare the next generation of fellow leaders and innovators," said UT Moody College Dean Jay Bernhardt Wednesday.
The University of Texas announced Wednesday that it has adopted actor Matthew McConaughey (center), 49, as a faculty professor to start film lessons from this fall
McConaughey graduated from the UT in 1993 with a film degree before becoming one of the most successful actors of his generation
McConaughey has been a guest lecturer at the university since 2015 and has taken his students on the drive while working on some of his latest films, including & # 39; Free State of Jones & # 39 ;, & # 39; The Beach Bum & # 39; and & # 39; White Boy Rick & # 39; & # 39 ;.
Guest teachers include McConaughey & # 39; s recent Hollywood production teammates such as writer / director Gary Ross, producer Diana Alvarez and director Yann Demange.
The university said the & # 39; personal investment & # 39; from the actor in his student's academic and career success, along with his willingness to work with his young people outside the classroom, has earned him admiration and praise from the school leaders.
& # 39; He has a passion for teaching, and for everything that has to do with films, that is palpable, even contagious, & # 39; said Department of Radio-Television-Film President Noah Isenberg.
The University of Texas said that McConaughey & # 39; s & # 39; personal investment & # 39; in his student's academic and career success along with his willingness to work with his young people outside the classroom, has earned him admiration and praise from the school leaders
McConaughey has been a guest lecturer at the UT since 2015
McConaughey and his wife, Camila Alves, 37, recently joined the owners team of the Austin FC Major League Soccer club
Not a word yet about how the new position will affect McConaughey's Hollywood career.
His latest movie, & # 39; Sing 2 & # 39 ;, the animated sequel to the 2016 movie in which McConaughey borrowed his voice to play the singing Koala Buster Moon, is still in production, but is on July 2, 2021 cinema. Hollywood reporter.
So far, McConaughey has not publicly responded to his latest professional venture.
He and his wife, Camila Alves, 37, have recently joined the Austin FC Major League Soccer club team.
The club announced the announcement on Friday about its newest co-owners.
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