Why Did Matthew McConaughey Call Tom Hanks For Advice?

Matthew McConaughey Tom Hanks

Oct. 17 2013, Published 5:02 p.m. ET

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Matthew McConaughey lost more than 50 pounds for his groundbreaking role in the new flick, Dallas Buyers ClubBut how did he drop from 185 pounds to 135? While talking with PEOPLE Magazine the actor revealed, "I actually called Tom Hanks and had a great conversation with him about what he learned about losing weight for Philadelphia and Cast Away." He continued by explaining that a nutritionist was also on hand for the safest and healthiest results. Watch the video above for all the details including Tom's advice!

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