'True Detective' season 2 seemed to have its first real break last week with heavy rumors of Colin Farrell and Taylor Kitsch in talks for the lead roles, while additional details were promised in recent weeks. And while we haven't yet heard anything official from HBO, some tantalizing new details and descriptions of Farrell and Kitsch's characters may have made their way to light.
We're going to need to start a new 'True Detective' WookieeLeaks at the rate these season 2 rumors keep popping up, but following the announcement from HBO that we'd be learning new details over the next week, we're giving this one a bit more weight. Colin Farrell and Taylor Kitsch are the latest rumored names to join the 'True Detective' season 2 parade, but is there any truth to the hype?
Rumors of 'True Detective' season 2's cast, setting and creative talent have swirled since before the first season came to a close, and with 12 Emmy nominations under its belt this morning, the mill continues to churn. We've heard differing reports of lead numbers and gender ratios, but HBO and creator Nic Pizzolatto have stepped up to both confirm and debunk, revealing that official cast announcements are expected next week.
The 2014 Emmy Nominations are in, and expectedly outraging everyone across the internet. It takes a 'True Detective' to figure out this 'American Horror Story,' but did the right nominations go to the right people? Will Tatiana Maslany ever get her due? Can dogs really write blogs? We weigh in on the upsets, upchucks and underdogs of today's TV snubs.
The 2014 Emmy nominations have arrived. The nominations were announced early this morning by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly in Los Angeles. It was a big day for 'Game of Thrones' as the HBO series nabbed its most nominations yet, leading the way with a total of 19. 'Fargo' followed closely behind with 18, 'American Horro
HBO's breakout 'True Detective' had long established that any potential season 2 would pick up with new story and a new cast, though we were still surprised to learn season 1 director Cary Fukunaga would leave the series behind as well. And while fans anxiously await casting news, 'True Detective' season 2 may pick up its next Oscar-winner in 'Exorcist' director William Friedkin.
Don’t any of these people know what a miniseries is anymore? In today’s TV landscape there are anthology series, “event series,” reboots, and relaunches. There are shows that were meant as series, but then given endings because they’re never coming back, and series that give themselves an series finale only to be given a reprieve at the last minute a million times
True to its namesake, HBO's 'True Detective' has remained a mystery through development of season 2, as series creator Nic Pizzolatto seems to shoot down rumor after rumor about casting and character. The series has attracted controversy for lacking much of a female perspective, and that's something that may continue to circle the show as it seems the new season of 'True Detective' may again focus on a male lead.
HBO's 'True Detective' proved to be unique across the TV landscape, as its miniseries structure attracted the A-list talent of Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. Though, even with season 2 on the horizon, we have to wonder how long creator Nic Pizzolatto's approach will sustain the series. According to the man himself, 'True Detective' may not survive in its current form more than a few years, and certain casting rumors may have been exaggerated.
HBO had long established that 'True Detective' would act as a stand-alone season in its first iteration, in that series stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson would only anchor the first season, with subsequent years moving into new characters, stars and stories. McConaughey in particular's career has only gone up since 'True Detective,' but is the 'Interstellar' star now open to returning?