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In the ever evolving saga of Matthew McConaughey and the highly anticipated Yellowstone spinoff, the Oscar award-winning actor is finding himself in a game of tug-of-war when it comes to making a deal.
Rumors started circulating in early 2023 that Matthew McConaughey would be taking on the starring role for the upcoming Yellowstone spinoff, but McConaughey is apparently losing interest due to the prolonged nature of coming to an agreement. Sources close to the situation confided in Life & Style, suggesting that the actor is becoming increasingly impatient with the negotiations. In the cutthroat world of showbiz, time is of the essence, and McConaughey’s eagerness to solidify his involvement in the spinoff is reaching its peak.
“Matthew can’t book movie work that is going to potentially overlap with the show,” a source told Life & Style. “But he still doesn’t have clarity on when exactly this job would even start. He wants to make the deal— it’s become this incredibly drawn-out process.”
In the midst of intense negotiations, McConaughey is reportedly seeking a staggering $2.5 million per episode for his potential role in the spinoff. Despite the actors undeniable accolades, including an Academy Award, the involved studio appears to be grappling with agreeing to such a substantial financial demand.
“No deal has ever taken this long for Matthew,” the source told Life & Style. “Especially after he won his Oscar, getting folks to meet his asking price has been a breeze.”
As the entertainment industry awaits the resolution of the negotiations, Matthew McConaughey’s potential $2.5 million per episode deal for the spinoff hangs in the balance. Industry insiders and fans anxiously await whether the actor will receive the coveted sum, or see if he decides to move along to other projects, shaping the fate of the Yellowstone spinoff.