Free State of Jones (2016) Rating R Genre Action, Drama, Biography Release Date June 24, 2016 Director Gary Ross Written by Gary Ross, Leonard Hartman Cast Keri Russell, Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Christopher Berry, Mahershala Ali, Sean Bridgers, Jacob Lofland, Liza J. Bennett, Kerry Cahill, Jessica Collins Latest News Synopsis Latest 'the free state of jones' News Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: July 3, 2016 Chris Agar Jul 3, 2016 Our box office wrap-up for the weekend of July 3, 2016, featuring new releases The Legend of Tarzan, The Purge 3, and The BFG. Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: June 26, 2016 Chris Agar Jun 26, 2016 Our box office wrap-up for the weekend of June 26, 2016, featuring Independence Day: Resurgence and returning champ Finding Dory. Free State of Jones Review Sandy Schaefer Jun 24, 2016 Free State of Jones is well-crafted and tells a worthwhile story, but makes for a better history lesson than moviegoing experience. 11 Movies We're Looking Forward To: June 2016 Robert Yaniz Jr. Jun 2, 2016 June brings several high-profile sequels -- including Finding Dory and Independence Day: Resurgence -- and the much-delayed film version of Warcraft. Free State of Jones (Trailer #2) Sandy Schaefer May 24, 2016 Matthew McConaughey unites poor Southerners and slaves to rebel against the Confederacy in the second trailer for Free State of Jones. Summer Movie Preview 2016 – Total Geekall #15 Ben Kendrick May 2, 2016 Total Geekall #15: We preview of the hottest film releases scheduled for summer 2016 - from Captain: America: Civil War to Suicide Squad, and more! 2016 Summer Movie Preview: The 20 Films to See Sandy Schaefer Apr 29, 2016 The Summer 2016 movie season is upon us, bringing with it new Marvel/DC films, long-awaited sequels, and more. Here are 20 'must-see' summer movies. Movie News Wrap Up: Hardcore Henry, Midnight Special & More Robert Yaniz Jr. Mar 14, 2016 First-person action thriller Hardcore Henry gets a new trailer, Midnight Special receives critical praise in new UK trailer and more! Free State of Jones John Casteele Jan 10, 2016 The first trailer has been released for Free State of Jones, the Civil War tale starring Matthew McConaughey, based on the true story of Newt Knight. Movie News Wrap Up: xXx 3, Ready Player One, Bad Santa 2 & More Robert Yaniz Jr. Jan 9, 2016 Ruby Rose, Deepika Padrone, and Nina Dobrev join xXx 3, Ben Mendelsohn may sign on for Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One and more! Movie News Wrap Up: Ben-Hur, Baby Driver, Bourne 5, and More Robert Yaniz Jr. Oct 23, 2015 Jon Hamm will star as a villain in Edgar Wright's Baby Driver; more Bourne 5 casting; the Ben-Hur remake moves to Summer 2016; and more! 'The Free State of Jones' Starts Filming; Official Image & Synopsis Revealed Chris Agar Mar 9, 2015 Civil War drama 'The Free State of Jones', starring Matthew McConaughey, has entered production and will hit theaters in March 2016. Movie News Wrap Up: 'Mission: Impossible 5', 'King Arthur', and More Robert Yaniz Jr. Feb 16, 2015 'Mission: Impossible 5' details emerge, Eric Bana is playing King Arthur's father in director Guy Ritchie's next film, and more! Synopsis As the Civil War rages on, a poor Mississippi farmer leads a group of rebels against the Confederate army.