True Detective

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5, ‘Westworld’ and More First Footage in HBO 2015 Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 16 hours ago
HBO
The year may be coming to a close, but rolling over in 2015 will bring one of HBO's most exciting lineups to date. Check out our first look at official footage from 'Game of Thrones' season 5, J.J. Abrams' 'Westworld' reboot, The Rock's 'Ballers,' Jack Black's 'The Brink' and many more in a new year-end trailer from HBO!

The Best TV Shows of 2014 (According to Kevin Fitzpatrick)

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 3 days ago
Nickelodeon / FX / NBC
Top 10 lists rank among the more unusual aspects of movie and TV criticism, and as my colleagues Ryan McGee, Matt Singer, and Mike Sampson’s own 2014 favorites will attest, the end-of-year celebration format brings with it a unique mixture of...

‘True Detective’ Season 2 Wishes It Had Jessie’s Girl, Casts Rick Springfield

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 10, 2014 @ 7:17 PM
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Where can we find her, a woman like that? HBO’s ‘True Detective’ seeks to answer this very question, and will go straight to the source for an answer. That’s right, “Jessie’s Girl” artist Rick Springfield will lend his vocal and physical talents to the dark and dreary drama serial with a part in ‘True Detective’ season 2, and we’d tell you who he is, but the point is probably moot.

HBO Standalone Streaming Service Eyed For April 2015

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 10, 2014 @ 11:58 AM
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HBO surprised us all a few months ago with the revelation that cordcutters might finally have a solution, as the pay-cable network announced plans for an independent online streaming service in 2015. Now, an internal memo suggests that the new service will arrive with ‘Game of Thrones’ season 5 in April, also revealing some surprising prospects for the future of HBO GO.

The Top 10 Movies and TV Shows of 2014, According to Facebook

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by Britt Hayes December 9, 2014 @ 5:06 PM
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It’s that time of the year, when pop culture websites and critics publish their annual Best Of lists and we heap praise on the best and most beloved movies and TV shows of the year. But what about the average moviegoer and TV-viewer? That’s where Facebook comes in. The social media site has released their top 10 movies and top 10 TV shows of the year, based on the most discussed titled of 2014. While some are fairly obvious, the lists might surprise you and inspire you to contemplate the overlap between what’s popular and what’s actually good.

‘True Detective’ Season 2 Finally Confirms Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 24, 2014 @ 3:12 PM
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Observing the pre-production and casting process of ‘True Detective’ season 2 has long been an exercise in rumor control. For months now, we’ve talked about the roles and supporting cast of actors like Taylor Kitsch and Rachel McAdams, despite the fact that HBO could only confirm Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn officially cast. Now at least, Kitsch and McAdams have formally joined the party, while Kelly Reilly too has been set in a supporting role.

‘True Detective’ Season 2 Adds James Frain and Lolita Davidovich, Weirdness Ensues

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 14, 2014 @ 7:59 PM
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HBO has yet to formalize all of its ‘True Detective’ season 2 leads, having only officially confirmed Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn, but as with the last round of support casting we’d heard, the rabbit hole goes only deeper. Lolita Davidovich and ‘True Blood’ alum James Frain are the latest to join HBO’s hotly-anticipated follow-up, though their ‘True Detective’ season 2 roles don’t exactly clear up our questions.

'True Detective' Season 2 Adds Four More to the Cast

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 30, 2014 @ 2:57 PM
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HBO and 'True Detective' season 2 have only formally confirmed Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn among the cast, with Taylor Kitsch and Rachel McAdams ostensibly assured, though the dark and dreamy drama has kept right on casting. Kelly Reilly, Abigail Spencer, Michael Irby and Leven Rambin have all been added to 'True Detective' season 2 but as whom, you ask?

'True Detective' Season 2: Taylor Kitsch Seemingly Confirms Role

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 27, 2014 @ 5:27 PM
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'True Detective' season 2 has been something of a Hollywood guessing game, even with HBO's official confirmation that Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn would comprise two of the show's new leads, following Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson of the first season. Taylor Kitsch has long been associated with the HBO drama's second season as well, but has the 'John Carter' star officially confirmed his role?