AceShowbiz - Amidst the filming of his latest feature "Free State of Jones", %cMatthew McConaughey% has scored one new project, namely "The Billionaire's Vinegar". The Sony Pictures film is based on the book by Benjamin Wallace, titled "The Billionaire's Vinegar: The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine".
The film will tell the story of "the scandal that ensued when an auctioned cache of wine bottles purported to have been owned by Thomas Jefferson were called fakes", Deadline reports. Michael Brandt and Derek Haas have been tapped to write the script, with Todd Black, James Lassiter, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, and %cWill Smith% on hand serving as producers.
No official statement has been made by Sony on what character McConaughey will portray. Other cast members also haven't been named. No production and release dates have been set just yet.
McConaughey's "Free States of Jones" will be hitting theaters on March 11 next year. The action-romance flick will see him starring as the main character Newton Knight, an American farmer who turned to be one of the best known rebel leaders in Civil War history.