Trailer: McConaughey In “Free State of Jones”

STX Entertainment has unveiled a new trailer for the Gary Ross-directed civil war drama “Free State of Jones”. Matthew McConaughey leads the cast of this true story of a defiant Southern farmer named Newt Knight, who defected from the Confederacy and led an armed rebellion against the Southern soldiers.

Together with small farmers and local slaves, they fought to secede Jones County, Mississippi from the Confederacy. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Christopher Berry, and Keri Russell also star in the film which opens across the country on June 24th.