Matthew McConaughey movie to hit the stage

July 31st, 2013 3:21am EDT

Matthew Mcconaughey Matthew Mcconaughey's 2011 movie Killer Joe is set for a run on Broadway.

Tracy Letts' drama about a Texan police detective-turned-hitman will hit the New York stage next year (14).

Letts, who also wrote Pulitzer Prize-winning play August: Osage County, will reunite with director Pam MacKinnon for the Broadway show.

The duo worked together on the revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? which earned both of them 2013 Tony Awards.

Killer Joe was previously produced off-Broadway in 1998 with a cast which included The Silence of the Lambs' Scott Glenn and Man of Steel star Michael Shannon.

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