Hollywood stars visit Hanoi’s Hoa Lo Prison

Academy Honor winner Matthew McConaughey and also Oscar candidate Woody Harrelson checked out Hoa Lo Prison in Hanoi, currently a relic, on Friday.

A speaker for the relic claimed the stars and also their crew spent a hr there, visting the “Minute of Rebirth” exhibit opened Friday morning.

The exhibit memorializes the 50th wedding anniversary of the release of Vietnamese soldiers following the 1973 Paris Tranquility Accords and also the 48th anniversary of Reunification Day (Apr. 30, 1975), according to Vietnam Government Website. The stars claimed later they were relocated by the tales of its prisoners.

McConaughey, 54, rose to fame with his role in the 1993 movie “Dazed and Overwhelmed” as well as has because, in his embellished career, starred in flicks like “An Inactivity” (1996 ), “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013) and also “Interstellar” (2014 ).

For his efficiency as a rodeo cowboy detected with AIDS in “Dallas Buyers Club” (2013 ), he won an Academy Honor as well as a Golden World.

Harrelson, 62, started his career in the mid-1980s as well as is understood for his duties in hits like “Cool Blue” (1989 ), “Indecent Proposal” (1993 ), “No Country for Old Men” (2007 )” and “Currently You See Me” (2013 ).

He has had one Emmy and 3 Oscar nominations.

The two starred with each other in the critically acclaimed period 1 of the TV collection “Real Investigator” in 2014. Each episode brought in an average viewership of 11.9 million in the united state

Hoa Lo Jail was built by the French in 1896 to house 450 prisoners but actually maintained 2,000 there.

Hanoi’s Hoa Lo Prison was used throughout the Vietnam Battle to apprehend U.S. prisoners of war. The late Senator John McCainwas a prisoner of war at Hoa Lo for greater than 5 years.

Earlier, the French colonial management had put behind bars Vietnamese revolutionaries there.

It was knocked down in the 1990s with just a part of it retained as a relic.