The film's shooting was wrapped up in eight weeks.
Apart from Matthew McConaughey the film will star Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, and Reese Witherspoon in very prominent roles.
Jeff wrote and directed 'Mud', which was fully financed by the Everest Entertainment and produced by both Everest and Film Nation Entertainment.
Sources say that for the lead teenage role 'Neckbone', over 2,000 boys auditioned, and 15-year old Jacob Lofland from Yell County, Arkansas was finally chosen to play Neckbone
Talking about the central character, the film maker came up with the concept for the film in the 1990s and always had McConaughey in mind for the role after seeing him in 'Lone Star'.
Clearly the director was inspired by Mark Twain's works including the 1876 novel 'Tom Sawyer'.
The film revolves around a character named 'Mud', who is a fugitive and who becomes friends with Arkansas teenagers Ellis and Neckbone.
This Friday will see Jeff Nichols's most awaited film 'Mud' hitting the theaters starring 'Matthew McConaughey' in the lead role.
The film has also competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, and was shown at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2013.
However the fugitive attempts to reunite with his love Juniper, and the teenagers help him evade the authorities.