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‘Bloodlands’: AcornTV Sets ‘True Detective’-Inspired Thriller in Northern Ireland

Fans of James Nesbitt can soon enjoy a heavily-accented dose of the stone-faced Northern Irish actor, as he leads a gripping four-part Irish crime thriller from executive producer Jed Mercurio, the force behind police thrillers “Line of Duty” and “Bodyguard.” Written by Chris Brandon (“Red Rock), who cites “True Detective” and “The Killing” as inspiration, […]

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Nic Pizzolatto’s ‘True Detective’ Reunion with Matthew McConaughey Not Moving Forward at FX

“True Detective” creator Nic Pizzolatto’s reunion with Matthew McConaughey will not be moving forward at FX.The Hollywood Reporter was first to break that the creator and writer behind HBO’s acclaimed crime drama anthology series is negotiating an early exit from his FX deal, after his first show at the network fell through. Pizzolatto’s FX deal […]

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Peter Sarsgaard, Riley Keough Join Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘The Guilty’

Peter Sarsgaard, Riley Keough and Bill Burr are joining Jake Gyllenhaal in “The Guilty,” Netflix announced on Friday.Also joining the cast are Byron Bowers, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, David Castañeda, Christina Vidal, Paul Dano, Ethan Hawke, Adrian Martinez, Beau Knapp and Edi Patterson.Antoine Fuqua is directing, while Nic Pizzolatto (“True Detective”) is writing the thriller, based […]

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Ethan Hawke, Peter Sarsgaard, Riley Keough Join Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘The Guilty’

Ethan Hawke, Peter Sarsgaard, Riley Keough, Byron Bowers, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, David Castañeda, Christina Vidal and Paul Dano have joined Jake Gyllenhaal in the Netflix thriller “The Guilty.”Antoine Fuqua is directing from a script by Nic Pizzolatto (“True Detective”), based on the Gustav Moller-helmed Danish drama “Den Skyldige,” which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film […]

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Cary Fukunaga Sets TV Return After Bond with Spielberg’s New Apple TV+ Limited Series

Cary Joji Fukunaga is returning to television. The writer-director behind the upcoming James Bond film, “No Time to Die,” has been tapped to direct the first three episodes of “Masters of the Air,” Steven Spielberg’s upcoming limited series for Apple TV+.Deadline reports that Fukunaga, who won the Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series […]

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‘True Detective’ Creator Nic Pizzolatto Wants Batman to Fight God in His Version of the DC Tentpole

These days, everyone seems to want to jump into the Batman extended universe. With Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” coming (hopefully) in 2021, “Joker” rocking the planet last year, and Aronofsky recently spilling the tea on his busted adaptation of the comic book “Batman: Year One,” the Dark Knight is back in the mix. And arguably […]

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‘True Detective’ Creator Nic Pizzolatto Reveals His Seriously Wild Batman Story Idea

Prepare for your mind to absolutely boggle because the next sentence is gonna throw you for a loop. On Friday, True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto unveiled a pitch for a new Batman comics storyline where he ends up killing God and Watchmen creator Damon Lindelof vehemently co-signed the idea. So, yeah, this is a thing […]

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Damon Lindelof: ‘Watchmen’ Limited Series Decision ‘Above My Pay Grade’

“Watchmen” was one of last year’s most acclaimed television series and is expected to be a significant awards contender at the 2020 Emmys.But the HBO show, created by Damon Lindelof, made headlines last month when the premium cable giant announced that it would be treated as a limited series during the Emmys, rather than a […]

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Can ‘The Outsider’ Follow ‘True Detective’s’ Path to the Emmys? — TV Podcast

When “True Detective” skulked onto the television scene in January 2014, viewers were seduced by the show’s unconventional spin on the typical detective two-hander. Anchored by titanic performances from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson and innovative direction from Cary Fukunaga (who won an Emmy Award for his efforts), the series subverted the traditional crime drama […]

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‘True Detective’ Reunion: Matthew McConughey and Nic Pizzolatto Team for ‘Redeemer’ at FX

A True Detective reunion is in the works, but not at HBO. The creator and showrunner of the hit-or-miss HBO anthology series Nic Pizzolatto will create, write, and executive produce a new FX series called Redeemer, which will star True Detective actor Matthew McConaughey. Indeed, McConaughey co-led the brilliant first season of the HBO anthology […]

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