HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4 premiere "New York Sour" may have been the toast of the premium cable network on Sunday night, but among all the popping corks, the first trailer for the 2014 Woody Harrelson-Matthew McConaughey dark crime thriller 'True Detective' emerged from the depths. Are you ready for a first look at the gritty new A-lister drama?
This past week we've seen HBO get its house on order for 2014, declaring 'True Blood' to air its final season next summer while negotiations continue on returning Aaron Sorkin to 'The Newsroom' for another cycle. Now, one of HBO's big-ticket 2014 items has been given a firm premiere, as the Matthew McConaughey-Woody Harrelson starring 'True Detective' will arrive in January, with a full trailer this Sunday!
Even before we know which actors will make it into the five allotted 2014 Oscar Best Actor slots, I can make one guarantee: There will be three or four extremely talented performers on the outside looking in. Anytime someone of Michael B. Jordan’s caliber can’t make a short list of Best Actor nominations for his heart-wrenching portrayal in ‘Fruitvale Station,’ you know it must be a crowded field.
Remember how, a few years ago, we were all ready to write Matthew McConaughey off? It's hard to believe that we ever thought such a thing. His latest film, 'Dallas Buyers Club,' contains the latest in his string of brave and exciting roles, following up bravura performances in 'Killer Joe,' 'Mud,' 'Bernie' and 'Magic Mike.' The first trailer for the film has arrived and it definitely looks like a film to keep your eye on.
A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration.
How does HBO convince you to keep subscribing now that 'Game of Thrones' is on break? By letting you know that they have a crime series starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson and directed by Cary Fukunaga on the way! The first teaser for 'True Detective' doesn't give us a plot or much footage, but it sells a mood so creepy and mysterious that we just know we'll tune in.
The HBO bounty continues! Along with new sneak peeks from 'True Blood,' 'The Newsroom' and 'Boardwalk Empire,' the 'Game of Thrones' season 3 finale brought about new teasers for the fourth (and final) season of 'Eastbound & Down,' Stephen Merchant's 'Hello Ladies,' an unrecognizable Larry David and Jon Hamm in the HBO film 'Clear History,' and even event series 'True Detective.' So, which are we most looking forward to seeing?
Well, this is quite the career rebound. Matthew McConaughey, after a couple of years of solid character work -- and a lot of stolen scenes -- is now back in the big leagues as it appears Christopher Nolan wants him to be the lead in his next film 'Interstellar.' Not bad for an almost wash-out, yeah?
David O. Russell's 'Silver Linings Playbook' was the big winner at this year's Independent Spirit Awards, taking home four awards including Best Feature. Of course, the debate asking why a mainstream, star-studded box office smash beat out the actual indie fare at the Independent Spirit Awards, but that's a conversation for another time. Check out the rest of winners below!