Matthew McConaughey, Hilary Swank To Star In The Dallas Buyer's Club
Posted on Thu May 12, 2011 09:38 AM PDT

MMcConaugheyNY031010_01_200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Matthew McConaughey and Oscar-winner Hilary Swank, are signing on to star in the film The Dallas Buyer's Club.

The film is based on the story of Ron Woodroof, a Texas man who contracted AIDS and smuggled alternative drugs for himself and for other AIDS patients.

Eventually he gets caught by the US Food and Drug Administration, who has keeping the drugs out of the country.

The Dallas Buyer's Club originally had Brad Pitt attached. No word yet on what character Hilary will play.