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For my money, there’s no better single season of TV or miniseries than Band of Brothers or Season One of True Detective. In terms of the latter, I was captivated from the start. The Yellow King, time is a flat circle, chain smoking while making art out of Lone Star cans, that show was the fucking best. The finale for Season One of True Detective was the first time I remember HBO Go crashing, as I sat in a Wichita, Kansas hotel room screaming at my tablet trying to get the episode to load.
While Season Two was if nothing else a significant letdown from its predecessor, there’s hope on the horizon.
HBO has green lit its hit drama series “True Detective” for a third season. As the cable channel confirmed last month, Mahershala Ali will star.
Boom, that’s huge. Giving Mahershala Ali the keys to the TD car gives me an extraordinary amount of optimism for the upcoming season. Mahershala is hot as shit right now.
Many of you have seen him dominate as a supporting player as Remy Danton in House of Cards, and like seven of you watched him in his Best Supporting Actor Oscar performance in Moonlight.
The new season will be set in the Ozarks and focus on a state police detective from Northwest Arkansas named Wayne Hays (played by Ali), Entertainment Weekly reports. The show will also shift across different narrative timelines.
I’m all-in. After becoming an expert on the Ozark area due to binge-watching Ozark, I think that’s the perfect setting to get True Detective back to that creepy backwoods feel that Season One provided by being set mainly in the Louisiana boonies.
With full confidence that Ali can shoulder a load like McConaughey did in Season One, and with hope that HBO will cast the shit out of this thing, I think we will all be eagerly awaiting the upcoming installment. Time to move onto True Detective Season Four memes on Twitter. .
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