Exclusive Clip: How Matthew McConaughey Became 'The Lincoln Lawyer'


Matthew McConaughey plays a slick defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Continental in 'The Lincoln Layer,' out on DVD next Tuesday. Watch the exclusive clip to find out how Matthew landed the coveted role!

In 'The Lincoln Lawyer,' Matthew plays Mick Haller, a charismatic L.A. defense attorney who has spent most of his career defending "bottom-feeder"-type criminals. When he unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime defending a rich Beverly Hills playboy (Ryan Phillippe) accused of attempted murder, Mick soon finds himself in a dangerous situation, grappling with a crisis of conscience. The film also stars William H. Macy, Bryan Cranston, Josh Lucas and Marisa Tomei.

Look for 'The Lincoln Lawyer' on DVD, Blu-ray, On Demand and for download on Tuesday, July 12.