Dallas Buyers Club: The Houston to Hollywood connection

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by Mia Gradney / KHOU 11 News

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Posted on December 12, 2013 at 10:57 AM

THE WOODLANDS, Texa -- A former minor league baseball player turned successful Woodlands businessman is banking on his first ever film and its stars.

Joe Newcomb had never read a script or been to Hollywood before bankrolling Dallas Buyers Club.

It's now all the talk of Tinseltown.

On Thursday morning, the movie's lead and supporting actors, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, were nominated for Golden Globe awards.

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