Celebrity·Posted on Dec 20, 2022Kate Hudson Says She Had To Fight For Matthew McConaughey To Be Cast In "How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days""We just kept hitting our heads against the wall, and the studio and I weren’t agreeing."by Alex GurleyBuzzFeed ContributorLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail Matthew McConaughey almost wasn't cast in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days! Bravo / NBCU Photo Bank / NBCUniversal via Getty Images According to his costar Kate Hudson, she had to fight for the actor to land his role in the film. Rich Fury / Getty Images While looking back on the film during a Life in Pictures talk at BAFTA, Kate explained that Matthew had always been her top pick for the role. Daniele Venturelli / WireImage / Getty Images "I’m such a cheerleader for actors in our industry, but for rom-coms, you need that guy to have chemistry with," Kate explained. Jemal Countess / WireImage / Getty Images She continued, "We had an energy together; I wanted to play with him. It felt kinetic." Kmazur / WireImage / Getty Images Kate noted that they both have a "competitive spirit" and are "super athletic," making it easy for them to "push each other." Ian West - Pa Images / PA Images via Getty Images "I just love Matthew’s commitment to everything; he’s razor-focused. What you think he is, he is," she shared. Axelle / FilmMagic / Getty Images Unfortunately, Kate and the studio didn't quite see eye-to-eye on the choice to cast Matthew. Miikka Skaffari / Getty Images "We just kept hitting our heads against the wall, and the studio and I weren’t agreeing," Kate explained. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images But since Kate had a lot of creative control on the flick and got "approval of everything," she was able to fight back and get Matthew cast. Kmazur / WireImage / Getty Images Clearly, it all worked out, considering the film became one of the most iconic rom-coms of the early 2000s! You can read all that Kate had to say here.