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    'True Detective' Season 2 Comes into Focus: Farrell and Vaughn Confirmed, McAdams 'Closing In'

    In an interview with Ireland's Sunday World newspaper this weekend, Colin Farrell confirmed his role in the forthcoming season of HBO's hit drama. And on Tuesday, HBO officially confirmed the casting of Farrell and Vince Vaughn in lead roles. Here's a rundown of what we know, what's merely rumored, ...

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    Screen Talk: Remembering Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall, New Director/TV Paradigm, Festival Update, Emmys, Week's Picks

    On this week's Screen Talk podcast (available on iTunes), Indiewire critic Eric Kohn and I remember Lauren Bacall and Robin Williams, look at the new director paradigm on television pioneered by Cary Fukunaga and Steven Soderbergh in "True Detective" and "The Knick," respectively, talk "Outlander" a...

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    Idris Elba Looks Menacing in First Image From West Africa-Set Conflict Drama 'Beasts of No Nation'

    Here’s your first look at Idris Elba in director Cary Fukunaga's Africa set drama 'Beasts of No Nation'

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    Watch: DVD Trailer For 'True Detective' Reminds You What All The Fuss Was About

    Time, as we all know by now, is a flat circle. And so, nearly three months on from the conclusion of "True Detective," we're starting to loop back around. Casting rumors are already gearing up for the second season of Nic Pizzolatto and HBO's wildly acclaimed crime show, and we should be hearing muc...

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    'True Detective' Helmer Cary Fukunaga To Write & Direct Alexandre Dumas Tale 'The Black Count'

    With the gruelling task of directing every episode of HBO's stellar "True Detective" now behind him, director Cary Fukunaga is jumping right back into features. Next month he kicks off production on the child soldier drama "Beasts Of No Nation" starring Idris Elba, and the filmmaker is already looki...

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    'True Detective' Director Cary Fukunaga Says Clues In The Show Were A Mix Of Intentional & Accidental

    If you think that we (and the rest of the internet) were gonna stop talking about “True Detective” just because the show is over then you're about as wrong as the people who thought it was Maggie's dad all along (seriously, how did that get traction?). While there's been plenty of talk around here a...

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    Exploring The Season Finale Of 'True Detective' & What We’d Like To See Carry Over To Season 2

    This morning, a dull, gray dawn broke on a dull, gray “True Detective”-less world. The show that has had us gripped for the last eight weeks (or the last weekend for compulsive binge watchers—hi there!) came to an end in either a blaze of HBOGO-crashing glory, or a fizzle of HBOGO-crashing disappoin...

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    Your Guide to Everything You Need to Know and Watch Before Tonight's 'True Detective' Finale

    At last, it is finally upon us. The eighth episode, and season finale, of HBO's morbid southern gothic "True Detective" airs tonight. Was all that internet head-scratching, endless theorizing and obsessive close-reading in vain? Who is The Yellow King? Do we even care anymore?

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    A Southerner's Defense of Bayou Gothic 'True Detective'

    Emily Nussbaum may be my favorite critic working today -- her New Yorker column is my North Star of trusted opinion in the televisual wilderness. But she gets "True Detective" wrong, wrong, wrong.

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    Alejandro González Iñárritu Was Originally Attached To 'True Detective' & More Revelations From Cary Fukunaga

    There is a reason everyone you know is talking about "True Detective": it's that fucking good. With two episodes to go on HBO's breakout hit, and frontrunner for TV show of the year (and hell, the damn-thing-you'll-watch-in-any-medium of the year), the focus is turning to toward writer Nic Pizzolatt...

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