Last week I wrote a news story that tried to tie up the casting details for the second series of HBO’s True Detective. The whole casting rumour merry-go-round had merrily spun for what seemed like an eternity, and although last week’s news was actually bang-on, it wasn’t actually fully confirmed. Until now.
As the return from the dead of Oswald Cobblepot kicks off this week’s episode, Fish Mooney’s cry of ‘He’s ALIVE!?’ reminds us irresistibly of Brian Blessed’s utterance in Flash Gordon. Cobblepot, you’ll recall, was supposed to have been offed by Jim Gordon, who spared him in an act of compassion he may live to regret….