Hilary Swank has joined director Jean-Marc Vallée's drama The Dallas Buyers Club. It was /matthew-mcconaughey-set-for-the-dallas-buyers-club/reported in March that Matthew McConaughey will headline this true-life tale.

Set in the 1980s, this story follows Texas electrician Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) who begins trafficking in illegal AIDS drugs after his doctors gave him six months to live from the disease. The drugs he smuggled into the country helped him survive for another six years. Content Film is currently in Cannes shopping the film to buyers.

Craig Borten and Melissa Wallack wrote the screenplay. Content Film hopes to have the film in production by the end of the year.

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