McConaughey, Mendes Are “Southbound”

Matthew McConaughey and Eva Mendes are in talks to star in “Southbound” says Variety.

McConaughey will play a patrol officer on the border between California and Mexico who accepts a bribe from a beautiful Mexican woman, putting his family in danger and landing him in the middle of a war between the Mexican crime families and the U.S. immigration police.

The Peter Craig-scripted drama begins production in September.