REVIEW: True Detective (S3 E3/8)

As indications of a loss in faith go, it was pretty definitive – the viewing figures both here and Stateside for the opening episodes of True Detective’s third season were way down on those of its sophomore premiere. It would seem the series has a long way to go to shore up the confidence of…

REVIEW: True Detective (S3 E1&2/8)

The phenomenon of True Detective is primarily based around its flawless first season, which was widely regarded as a modern-day classic of crime drama (and we agreed – it was the winner of our Top Crime Dramas of 2014). The inspired casting of its lead actors Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey combined with a labyrinthine…

Sky Atlantic confirms True Detective transmission date

One of the big, returning series this year is True Detective, Nic Pizzolatto’s anthology series. Series one, of course, won The Killing Times’ first-ever Best Crime Drama Of The Year back in 2014. After an absence of four years, the series is back, this time starring Oscar winner Mahershala Ali, Stephen Dorff and Carmen Ejogo…

HBO releases new True Detective III trailer

One of the crime drama heavyweights waiting in the wings for early 2019 is True Detective III, Nicolas Pizzolatto’s crime anthology. It’s due to be releases in the US on HBO on 13th January, and the hope is it will follow very soon after in the UK on Sky Atlantic. Here’s a brand-new trailer: Playing out…

True Detective III US premiere date confirmed

One of the big hitters returning for 2019 is True Detective, Nic Pizzolatto’s dark crime anthology series. Starring Mahershala Ali as Wayne Hays, a state police detective from Northwest Arkansas, the new series tells the story of a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks and a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in…

HBO releases first trailer for True Detective III

We’ve just released our Autumn/Winter crime drama preview, but here’s something for early 2019: the third series of True Detective. A past Killing Times Crime Drama Of The Year, the HBO series has recruited some great names for its third run, of which Oscar winner Mahershala Ali,  Sarah Gadon and Stephen Dorff are the headliners. Here’s the…

Rellik star lands role in True Detective III

The third series of True Detective, HBO/Sky Atlantic’s heavyweight American crime series, is one of the biggie we’re looking forward to. It’s widely acknowledged that after the stellar first series, series two lost its way somewhat, so we’re hoping that series three will get back on track. We already know that Oscar-winner, Mahershala Ali, is…

Stephen Dorff to co-star in True Detective III

You can’t knock True Detective for juicy casting news. In the past it has attracted A listers like Matthew McConaughy, Woody Harrelson, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams et al, and already series three has nabbed Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali. Now the series has signed up another well-known name from Hollywood.

True Detective 3 adds British actress to cast

Nic Pizzolatto’s third instalment of True Detective may well hit our screens at the back end of next year. We already know what Oscar-winning actor, Mahershala Ali, in this new series, and now news reaches us that a British actress has been added to the cast. Read on for more.

Mahershala Ali for True Detective 3?

As we all know, True Detective – series one, of course – was one of the best crime dramas on the box for a long time when it aired in 2014. Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey made for an excellent team. Sadly, while it had its moments, series two didn’t match up with the hype….

Deadwood creator brought in for series three of True Detective

As long-time readers of this site will know, the very first series of True Detective won our inaugural award for best crime drama of the year. In fact, you could argue that it was the show inspired me to sit down and start this site. Series two, as everyone knows, wasn’t anywhere near as good…

Matthew McConaughey: I’d go back to True Detective

Last month this website carried a story (here) that detailed the unlikelihood that True Detective would be coming back for a third series. The enigmatic, big, bold, pretentious and brilliant US series stormed onto our screens in 2014 and starred Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey as two tormented, mis-matched cops working in the deep, Deep…