It seems that Interstellar star Matthew McConaughey has traded in the theater for the classroom. Apparently, the Oscar-winner is set to teach communications classes at the University of Texas in Austin this 2019. Accordingly, McConaughey has been a visiting instructor since 2015, reports say.
As a result of acquiring enough teaching experience, the Moody College of Communication formally accepted Professor McConaughey to their roster of full-time professors. Notably, the University of Texas in Austin serves as the actor’s alma mater having graduated from the university in 1993.
Matthew McConaughey’s first order of business is to teach a class entitled “Script to Screen”. According to reports, this focuses on a high-level overview of the different stages of film making. Evidently, his experience qualifies him to take on such a daunting role. Notably, he has produced and starred in over 50 films to date.
In addition to his teaching duties, Matthew McConaughey also takes on the “Minister of Culture” role for the school. Apparently, this role figures in the fundraising efforts for the launching of the university’s new basketball arena in 2021.
McConaughey, 49, has starred in over 50 movies throughout his 30-year career in film and TV. In addition, a number of TV series have credited him with producer titles. With HBO’s True Detective as his most credible production credential to date. With 37 awards to his name, students of UTA are in for a once in a lifetime ride with the newly-minted professor.
The professor currently resides in Texas with his wife, Camila Alves, and three kids.