Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey have been prepping for a buddy comedy for years with out figuring out it. The 2 actors first collaborated on the 1999 comedy “EDtv,” however the circumstances of their first assembly are somewhat bit hazy.
“I am somewhat dicey on after we first met. Woody, you declare we met lengthy earlier than I feel we met,” McConaughey admitted in a dialogue with Harrelson and Magic Metropolis Books. Harrelson insisted, “You do not keep in mind after we first met, that is the dicey half. I keep in mind, you do not keep in mind.”
“There was tequila concerned in that evening — it was a little bit of an impression, a bit hazy,” the “Interstellar” star conceded. “However we met one evening. I might at all times wished to satisfy you, after which we labored collectively, I feel it was ’97, on ‘EDtv.'” McConaughey remembers working into Harrelson at a wardrobe becoming earlier than filming started. In contrast to their first assembly, this run-in was completely unforgettable.
“I look out [the window] and there is this man in bike shorts, knowledgeable bike prime, and he is nonetheless obtained his skilled bike using footwear on,” McConaughey recalled. “That was Woody Harrelson, that is you, and also you got here into the room and also you have been mainly displaying as much as say ‘I’m not right here for a wardrobe check, I come to this assembly in my wardrobe and we’re not gonna negotiate. That is the wardrobe.”
The 2 actors have been mates from that day ahead. “I began to like you proper then, man,” McConaughey instructed Harrelson.