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Crime, Drama

Starring :

Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Taylor Kitsch, Rachel McAdams, Kelly Reilly, Abigail Spencer, Michael Irby, Leven Rambin, Lolita Davidovich, James Frain, Riley Smith, Adria Arjona, Christian Campbel, Jon Lindstrom, Afemo Omilami

Quentin Tarantino Slams 'True Detective', Says Jennifer Lawrence Could've Starred in 'Hateful Eight'

August 25, 2015 04:08:15

has weighed in on "", but his brief review of the show perhaps isn't one that HBO wants to read. In an interview with Vulture, the "Pulp Fiction" helmer said he "tried to watch the first episode of season one," but he "didn't get into it at all."

"I thought it was really boring," he went on slamming the crime anthology series created by Nic Pizzolatto, "And season two looks awful. Just the trailer - all these handsome actors trying to not be handsome and walking around looking like the weight of the world is on their shoulders. It's so serious, and they're so tortured, trying to look miserable with their mustaches and grungy clothes."


'True Detective' Season 2 Finale Sees a Bunch of Dead Bodies

August 10, 2015 02:08:47

The second season of "" wrapped up on Sunday night, August 9. After seven episodes of trying to unravel the mystery of Ben Caspere's death, the 90-minute last episode called "Omega Station" reveals who really killed him.

The episode [SPOILER ALERT!] started with Ani and Ray in bed together talking about the darkest moments from the past. She opened up about being molested while he admitted to killing a man he wrongly accused of raping his wife.


'True Detective' Season 2 Finale Preview: Revenge or Justice

August 03, 2015 02:08:29

"" season 2 will conclude with a 90-minute episode next week. In a preview for the upcoming episode, Frank is up for something that one may see as a revenge or justice. He also has a meeting with Ray and is later being attacked in his car.

Following [SPOILER ALERT!] the death of Paul, it's now up to Ani and Ray to finish their investigation and catch the mastermind(s) behind the conspiracy. Ani is determined to get a confession and is seen being involved in a shooting in public.


'True Detective' 2.07 Preview: Stay Safe and Stay Alive

July 27, 2015 11:07:13

Only two episodes left in the second season of "", the main characters' next move becomes a big question. In a preview for the penultimate episode, someone asks Frank, "What are you planning, Frank?" He's also seen pondering about their "secret war" in the last six months.

Meanwhile, Ani recalls the creepy sex party which she fortunately managed to escape. "It was bad in there," she describes the awful experience. She, however, gets closer to the truth behind Casper's death. Whatever she does next, she better remembers her estranged father's advice to "stay safe and stay alive."


'True Detective' 2.06 Preview: Ray and Frank's Intense Staredown

July 20, 2015 11:07:25

The change of dynamic in Ray and Frank's relationship in the latest episode of "" may lead to another death. A preview for next week's outing features Ray and Frank ready with their guns as they have an intense encounter, after the dirty cop realized that Frank had set him up in a difficult position.

Meanwhile, Ani goes undercover to attend a party in an attempt to get more information that could help solve the Caspere case, with Paul backing her up. There's also a glimpse of a bloody chair and a man forcefully entering a room.


'True Detective' 2.04 Preview: Paul's Meltdown

July 06, 2015 10:07:01

"" will keep addressing personal issues of its main characters while the investigation of the big case is still ongoing. In a preview for the next episode, Paul is seen lamenting about his life and later having a meltdown on a sidewalk.

In another scene, Ray has a heartfelt conversation with his son and they later share a hug. Ani is speaking with someone, probably her sister, about an experience from their childhood.


'True Detective' 2.03 Preview: Paul Bumps Into Frank

June 29, 2015 10:06:21

Things just get messier on "". Another man died, giving Ani and Paul another murder case to solve while they continue the investigation on Ben Caspar's death. Ani is not happy when another detective has arrived at the crime scene before she and Paul.

Meanwhile, Paul visits a gentleman's club where he bumps into Frank, and later gets into a fight. Frank gets tense as he realizes his issue has turned into something bigger. There's also a scene showing Ani pointing her gun and running across the street where a car is up in flames.


'True Detective' 2.02 Preview: Ben Caspar's Autopsy Reveals Gruesome Details

June 22, 2015 01:06:14

Detectives Ray Velcoro and Ani Bezzerides may get some details about Ben Caspar's death after an autopsy is done on him in the next episode of "". Prostitutes may have something to do with Ben's death.

Titled "Night Finds You", the new episode airs on Sunday, June 28 at 9:00 P.M. on HBO. According to a synopsis by TV.com, "Ben Caspar's autopsy reveals the gruesome details of his demise, and Ray and Ani wonder if it has anything to do with his fondness for prostitutes. Meanwhile, Frank looks into what might have happened to his missing fortune."


Colin Farrell: 'I Dug Deep Into My Not-So-Distant Past' for 'True Detective' Role

June 06, 2015 11:06:48

talked about "" season 2 at the Maui Film Festival. The actor who has been cast as a compromised detective named Ray Velcoro described his character as "a bit of burnout, really." Without mentioning his struggles with substance abuse, he admitted, "I dug deep into my not-so-distant past" to play the character.

He added about Velcoro, "He's somebody who like many of us in life is wrestling with events that took place in his past, and is trying to move forward from them, but trapped in this continual cycle of behavior he can't get out of. I think fundamentally he's a good man that made some very bad choices."


'True Detective' Unleashes New Gritty Trailer for Season 2

May 15, 2015 08:05:18

HBO has released another dark and intense trailer for "" season 2. Still not shedding light on the plotline, the video shares a bunch of new footage, including showing with bloody knuckles as a voiceover says, "My strong suspicion is we got the world we deserve."

There's a scene featuring pointing a gun while entering a place in what looks like an ambush. She also says, "This girl's gone missing... Nobody cares," while in another scene she shows her skills with a knife.


'True Detective' and 'Sherlock' Win at 2015 BAFTA Awards

May 11, 2015 10:05:30

During the BAFTA TV Awards that took place on Sunday, May 10 at London's Theatre Royal, one of U.S. TV shows, "", managed to bag an award. The HBO anthology series took home a prize in International category, beating out "", "" and "".

"Happy Valley" took the top honor for Drama Series, while "Detectorists" was hailed as the best Situation comedy. "The Graham Norton Show" nabbed an award for Comedy and Comedy Entertainment Program, while "" grabbed the Radio Times Audience Award which was voted by viewers.


'True Detective' Season 2 Gets Motion Posters

April 23, 2015 12:04:07

HBO has released motion posters for "" season 2, reminding viewers of the dark and moody tone of the series. The posters show different images of the streets and feature a tagline which reads, "We get the world we deserve."


'True Detective' Season 2 Debuts Teaser and Photos, Gets Premiere Date

April 10, 2015 08:04:39

HBO has set a premiere date for the highly anticipated "" season 2. The new installment of the Nic Pizzolatto-created crime anthology series is going to launch Sunday, June 21 on the premium cable channel.

In anticipation of the new season debut, HBO has released the first teaser. Set to a haunting tune, the moody teaser doesn't shed light on the plot details, but features all the main cast including , , and , who all look intense in the video.


'True Detective' Books Porn Stars for Huge Orgy Sequence in Season 2

March 20, 2015 08:03:43

In an unusual and surprising move, "" has added porn stars to its cast ensemble for season 2. The show has hired at least two adult film actresses, Amia Miley and Peta Jensen, to appear in a huge orgy sequence.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the orgy sequence is of "Eyes Wide Shut" caliber and includes dozens of naked bodies, though Miley and Jensen won't be among those who get entirely nude. The scenes were reportedly shot over the past few days in a Pasadena mansion and main stars and were involved in the filming.


Photos: Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch Filming Shooting Scene on 'True Detective' Set

February 11, 2015 03:02:58

, and engaged in a gun battle on the set of "" season 2 in Los Angeles on Monday, February 9. Donning casual outfits, the three actors were seen wielding guns while filming scenes for the upcoming installment of the HBO anthology series.

At one point, McAdams who wore a grey sweatshirt, ripped jeans and sunglasses was seen taking cover behind a stack of bricks. She was also photographed having a chat with her male co-stars in between takes.


Taylor Kitsch, Rachel McAdams and Kelly Reilly Join 'True Detective' Season 2

November 25, 2014 07:11:51

The second season of HBO's "" is shaping up nicely as three more cast members are revealed. , and , whose names have been in the rumor mills for sometime, are confirmed as the official cast of the upcoming season.

McAdams will take the female lead role of Ani Bezzerides. She is a "Ventura County sheriff's detective whose uncompromising ethics put her at odds with others and the system she serves." Kitsch is in as Paul Woodrugh, "a war veteran and motorcycle officer for the CHP who is running from a difficult past and the sudden glare of a scandal that never happened."


'True Detective' Adds Two More Actors for Season 2

November 15, 2014 12:11:33

"" is slowly rounding out its cast line-up. Lolita Davidovich and have just landed recurring roles in the highly-anticipated second season of the HBO anthology series.

The two join , and , who will tackle lead roles on the crime drama. Farrell is set to play a compromised detective, Vaughn will portray a career criminal, and Kitsch will star as a military veteran with his own share of violence and destruction.


Kelly Reilly, Abigail Spencer, Michael Irby and Leven Rambin Join 'True Detective'

October 31, 2014 04:10:14

"" adds more cast members for the upcoming season 2. , , Michael Irby, and are tapped to join the previously-confirmed lead actors , , and .

Farrell is set to play a compromised detective, Vaughn will portray a career criminal, and Kitsch will star as a military veteran with his own share of violence and destruction. is expected to take on the fourth lead role, police detective Ani Bezzerides. They must navigate a web of conspiracy in the aftermath of a murder.


Taylor Kitsch Confirms 'True Detective' Season 2 Role

October 28, 2014 07:10:03

The rumors that will be on "" season 2 are true. The actor himself confirmed in an interview although HBO is yet to announce his deal.

"I've just been prepping. It's been almost a full year since I've been on camera, so I'm itching, man. I'm overdue," he told AdWeek. He previously appeared in 2013's "" and last worked on HBO's TV movie "".


Rachel McAdams Close to Signing Up for 'True Detective' Season 2

September 26, 2014 10:09:52

"" may have found the perfect choice for the female lead part in its upcoming season 2. Sources tell Variety that has been offered to star opposite the confirmed actors and .

Other actresses such as , , and most recently were rumored vying for the role, but McAdams has allegedly been frontrunner for the past few weeks. Scheduling was the only main issue since the "" star was about to film "", but a deal has reportedly been worked out where she could do both projects.


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