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True Detective season three a go with Mahershala Ali & Green Room director

TRUE DETECTIVE season one was a massive hit for HBO, while season two…had angles that worked for it…in the right light.  So the show's reputation is mixed right now, and for a while, we didn’t think season three would happen. But now we are happy to report the third season of the crime series is officially a go at HBO, with Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali...
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09.01.2017
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Mahershala Ali confirmed for the third season of True Detective

The first season of HBO's True Detective represented eight-hours of outstanding television, the second season...not so much. Not that it was terrible by any means, it just paled in comparison to the excellent first season. Hopefully the upcoming third season of the series will give us a little more of that first season magic, and setting Mahershala Ali (MOONLIGHT) to take the...
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07.26.2017
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True Detective may return for a third season with David Milch on board

It's been two years since HBO's TRUE DETECTIVE offered fans of the gritty crime drama a second season, with any news of the show returning for a third round left to wander in the wind. From what I can remember, many were disappointed by the events of TRUE DETECTIVE's sophomore effort, so I would imagine that the news of DEADWOOD and NYPD BLUE alum David Milch coming...
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03.27.2017
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HBO's programming chief says a third season of True Detective "is not dead"

The sophomore season of True Detective failed to win over most fans, although our own Alex Maidy defends it in one of his recent Unpopular Opinion columns . While there's no denying that Nic Pizzolatto is a genius in his own right, he certainly seems disinterested in doing what's expected of him. With that said, the idea of a third season of True Detective may feel like a...
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08.01.2016
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Matthew McConaughey would come back for more True Detective

The future doesn't look bright for more seasons of TRUE DETECTIVE on HBO. After two very different seasons (the second of which was not as well-received as the first), it appears HBO is r eady to move onto other things under Casey Bloys' reign as the cable network's new president of programming. But would things change if Matthew McConaughey said that he'd like...
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06.23.2016
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The UnPopular Opinion: True Detective (Season 2)

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** This column has not been used to cover any television...
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06.02.2016
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We may have seen the last of HBO's True Detective

Not too long ago, HBO's TRUE DETECTIVE took the world by storm, offering up tremendous performances by Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey amidst all the speculation about the Yellow King and Carcosa and putting the new dramatic anthology on the map in a big way. And then the second season happened. While it looked good on paper with a cast of Colin Farell, Rachel...
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05.25.2016
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HBO's Michael Lombardo takes the blame for True Detective's second season

The first season of HBO's True Detective was a great feat of television in which the visuals, acting, and storytelling melded together perfectly to create something very special; the second season of True Detective, not so much. To be fair, it was still better than a lot of the stuff we see on TV, but, coming after that excellent first season, it just couldn't compare. HBO...
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01.05.2016
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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Sicario, True Detective, The Walk

This Week: A stacked first week of new releases for 2016 brings the vertigo of The Walk, the surprise of Sicario, and the letdown of True Detective. ► Showing the vicious toll America’s war on drugs is taking, SICARIO came out of nowhere to surprise a lot of folks in September. And there may be...
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01.04.2016
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Turns out that Cary Fukunaga hasn't even seen season two of True Detective

I know I'm not alone in my opinion, but I consider the first season of HBO's True Detective to be some of the most compelling television I've ever seen; everything from its acting to its score were top notch and left many of us anxiously waiting to see how writer/creator Nic Pizzolatto would follow it up. Cary Fukunaga , who directed every episode of the first season,...
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12.03.2015
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David Cronenberg explains why he passed on True Detective Season 2

You can approach David Cronenberg all you want to potentially direct your project, but, if the script isn't good, you're not going to get him to bite. That's ultimately what caused the filmmaker to walk away from conversations to direct the first episode of TRUE DETECTIVE's Season 2 for HBO. He thought about it for a little bit, because TV is a strong storytelling medium right now...
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10.01.2015
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Face-Off: True Detective Season One vs. True Detective Season Two

True Detective . The first season of HBO's stylized drama blew audiences away and made your average crime scene investigation show look like an episode of Scooby-Doo . Even people unhappy with how the story wrapped up praised the integrity of the dialogue, directing, and performances. Earlier this month, HBO aired the final episode of True Detective 's second season, and the overall response...
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08.24.2015
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