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Nic Pizzolatto Offers Up 'True Detective' Season 3 Finale Clues (SPOILERS)

Series creator and showrunner Nic Pizzolatto sat down with Esquire to offer some closure to a few of the more intriguing plot-lines.One of my favorite things about season three's mystery is how people didn't realize they were following in Wayne (Mahershala Ali), Roland, (Stephen Dorff) and Amelia's (Carmen Ejogo) footsteps- getting so caught up in[...]



'True Detective' Enters the Pink Room with "Hunters in the Dark" [SPOILER REVIEW]

We still don't know if West is a good person, but he's one of the few characters on True Detective with more than an ounce of empathy.There's been grumbling on the interwebs about the pacing of this season, with a few grumblers thinking they have it all figured out, or that perhaps show-runner Nic Pizzolatto peaked creatively[...]

'True Detective' Review: "If You Have Ghosts" – Old Friends, Old Wounds (SPOILERS)

It's an amazingly complex scene, played tough and teary-eyed by both actors.[caption id="attachment_981919" align="alignnone" width="1039"] HBO[/caption]Nic Pizzolatto wrote and directed this episode, and he's definitely getting some great work from his actors "If You Have Ghosts" also closes a few doors on the mystery of the Purcell children's abduction--and then kicks a few more wide[...]

'True Detective' Review: "The Hour and The Day" Refuses to Show its Cards [SPOILERS]

The third season of HBO's True Detective started off strong, with unrelentingly excellent performances from Mahershela Ali, Stephen Dorf, and Carmen Ejogo blending seamlessly with Nic Pizzolatto's hard-boiled script. With that said, this week's episode "The Hour and the Day" slows things down a bit–but there are some excellent high points to this potential low point […]

True Detective Sparks a Slow Noir Burn with 'The Big Never' (SPOILER REVIEW)

It's a powerful scene, and succeeds largely on the titanic gravity the two actors bring to the scene.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sI7q1bKet8While "The Big Empty" may lack the overall creeping intensity of the first two episodes, the story inches forward one tantalizing clue after another and leaves us wondering what show-runner Nic Pizzolatto has up his sleeve for the remainder[...]


True Detective Season 3: Mahershala Ali's Timeless Search for Truth (TRAILER)

Created by Nic Pizzolatto.Due in part to the three distinct time periods that the season’s narrative takes place in, the third go-around for True Detective boasts an eclectic mix of creative minds behind the camera Series creator Nic Pizzolatto will make his directorial debut this season, while The Leftovers‘ Daniel Sackheim returns to the director’s chair. Jeremy Saulnier (Green Room, Blue Ruin) also directed[...]

True Detective Season 3: HBO, Alamo Drafthouse Team Up for Early Screenings

Created by Nic Pizzolatto. Due in large part to the three distinct time periods that the season's narrative takes place in, True Detective Season 3 boasts an eclectic mix of creative minds behind the camera Series creator Nic Pizzolatto will be making his directorial debut this season, while The Leftovers‘ Daniel Sackheim returns to the director’s chair. Jeremy Saulnier (Green Room, Blue Ruin) directed several[...]

True Detective Season 3: New Trailer, Images Highlight Mahershala Ali's Wayne Hays

Created by Nic Pizzolatto. [gallery ids="938980,938981,938982,938983,938984,938985,938986,938987,938988,938989,938990,938991,938993,938994,938995,938997,938998,938999"]Possibly due in part to the three distinct time periods that the season takes place in, True Detective Season 3 boasts an eclectic mix of creative minds behind the camera Series creator Nic Pizzolatto will be making his directorial debut this season, while The Leftovers' Daniel Sackheim returns to the director's chair. Jeremy[...]

True Detective Season 3 Shuffle: Game of Thrones' Jeremy Saulnier Leaves, Jack Ryan's Daniel Sackheim to Direct

With the third season of Nic Pizzolatto’s crime anthology series True Detective having completed production on the the season's first two episodes, Game of Thrones director Jeremy Saulnier (Green Room) is leaving the HBO series and Jack Ryan's Daniel Sackheim (The Americans) is coming aboard Sackheim will share directing duties with series creator/executive producer Pizzolatto, who is making his[...]

True Detective Season 3: Brandon Flynn and Michael Graziadei Cast

[caption id="attachment_798136" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit (Flynn, left; Graziadei, right): Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]13 Reasons Why‘s Brandon Flynn and Michael Graziadei (Good Girls Revolt) are set to join the third season of  Nic Pizzolatto’s crime anthology series True Detective, as it appears HBO will be employing every SAG actor on file for the multi-generational mystery.Set to tell the story of a macabre[...]

True Detective Season 3 Adds Sarah Gadon and Emily Nelson

[caption id="attachment_797233" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit (Sarah Gadon, left): DFree - Shutterstock.com / (Emily Nelson, right): Theo & Juliet[/caption]HBO continues to round out the third season of series creator Nic Pizzolatto’s crime anthology series True Detective, announcing the additions of Alias Grace's Sarah Gadon and Emily Nelson (Code Black) to the cast.Set to tell the story of a[...]

True Detective Season 3 Adds Stephen Dorff to HBO Anthology Series

[caption id="attachment_770079" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]With details on the third season of HBO's True Detective finally starting to surface, there comes word that Stephen Dorff (Blade, Wheeler) is set to star opposite Mahershala Ali (House of Cards, Luke Cage) and Carmen Ejogo (Selma, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) in the[...]

True Detective Season 3: Mahershala Ali Set To Star, 5 Scripts Complete

Cary Joji Fukunaga (Beasts Of No Nation) directed all eight episodes of the first season, while the second season was divided among several directors including Justin Lin (Fast Five) and Jeremy Podeswa (Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones).True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto is involved in the show's third season, with David Milch (Deadwood) coming on-board for[...]

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Mahershala Ali In Talks To Lead True Detective Season 3

Ali has been getting more and more attention over the last few years for roles in Treme, Moonlight, House of Cards, Free State of Jones and Luke Cage.No details yet on what plot creator Nic Pizzolatto is playing or the role Ali would play.Ali won an Oscar for his performance in Moonlight, which also won[...]

Fast & Furious Director May Helm 2 Episodes Of True Detective

Fukunaga, like stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson will not be returning for the second go round.Series creator Nic Pizzolatto is writing the season that is said to be set in California and involve three lead characters but no official casting has been made and filming is supposed to begin shooting sometime this month.[...]