I guess winning an Oscar changes people.
Or, more than likely, his character just didn’t fit the story of the sequel.
Which is why you should not look for Matthew McConaughey in next summer’s Magic Mike XXL. Dallas will not be a part of it.
Jada Pinkett Smith might be there, though. Amber Heard and Andie MacDowell definitely will be. As, of course, will be franchise star Channing Tatum, and Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello.