"Free State of Jones", the latest cinematic effort from Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey, premieres across the USA in less than two weeks - June 24.

The film, which stars McConaughey as a rebel army deserter who starts a community of runaway soldiers and slaves, was filmed last year across south Louisiana, from Lafayette to New Orleans and the countryside in between.

McConaughey, who moved his family to New Orleans a couple of years ago, films in his new home state at every opportunity, and with an Academy Award ("Dallas Buyers Club") under his belt, he has the juice to almost always get his way!