The Dallas Buyer’s Club is already shooting (we had the first set shots of Jared Leto playing his cross-dressing role a few days again), but that doesn’t mean the complete cast has been announced. The likes of Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Steve Zahn, Dallas Roberts and Jennifer Garner are already on the New Orleans set and now THR reports that they’ll be joined by Griffin Dunne, Denis O’Hare and Bradford Cox.
The based on a true story movie is about Ron Woodruff (McConaughey), a man who contracts AIDS in 1986. When he’s given just six months to live, he becomes frustrated with the lack of medical options in the US, due to the fact drugs have to be extensively tested by the FDA before they become available to patients, he begins smuggling alternative drugs into the country from Mexico. Jared Leto will portray Rayon, a gay, cross-dressing AIDS patient Woodruff befriends at the hospital.
Dunne and out actor Denis O’Hare are both set to play doctors who get involved with Woodruff, while Cox (who’s best known as a musician, who sings with Deerhunter and worked on the score for Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are) will play Leto’s lover. Jean Marc Vallee directs.