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“Lovecraft Country”: HBO’s J.J. Abrams/Jordan Peele Series Adds Abbey Lee in Recasting; Jamie Chung, Jordan Patrick Smith as Recurring

The road to HBO‘s upcoming thriller-drama series Lovecraft Country is one now paved with casting changes and additions, with Abbey Lee (Neon Demon) replacing previously cast Elizabeth Debicki in the role of Christina Braithwhite. In addition, Jamie Chung (The Gifted) and Jordan Patrick Smith (Unbroken) have joined the cast in recurring roles. Lee, Chung, and […]

‘Deputy’: FOX Crime Drama with True Detective’s Stephen Dorff Gets Official Trailer

FOX wasted little time getting out trailers for their new fall and midseason series after their 2019 May Upfronts presentation (we’re throwing a little shade at you, NBCUniversal… we’ll own it), and one trailer that received a strong positive response was writer/executive producer Will Beall (Aquaman, Gangster Squad) and director/executive producer David Ayer‘s (Training Day, […]


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Nic Pizzolatto Offers Up ‘True Detective’ Season 3 Finale Clues (SPOILERS)

The third season of HBO’s True Detective offered up plenty of great performances, a compelling mystery, and a whole slew of confused viewers. Series creator and showrunner Nic Pizzolatto sat down with Esquire to offer some closure to a few of the more intriguing plot-lines. One of my favorite things about season three’s mystery is how […]

‘Deputy’: True Detective’s Stephen Dorff Locks Up Lead in FOX Police Drama

Stephen Dorff just landed the lead on the pilot for a FOX police drama, tentatively titled Deputy. The show will be a western-themed show set in modern day Los Angeles, with Dorff playing a character not unlike Roland West – the Arkansas Police detective he portrayed on season three of HBO’s True Detective. The project is […]




‘True Detective’: HBO Open to Season 4 for Crime Anthology Series

While viewers are still debating whether the second season of HBO‘s crime drama True Detective was a misunderstood “hidden gem” that was a victim of the first season’s successes – or a slow, drawn out, uneven shadow of what made the first season so great. One thing that isn’t debatable: halfway through its eight-episode run, […]



‘True Detective’ Review: “The Hour and The Day” Refuses to Show its Cards [SPOILERS]

The third season of HBO‘s True Detective started off strong, with unrelentingly excellent performances from Mahershela Ali, Stephen Dorf, and Carmen Ejogo blending seamlessly with Nic Pizzolatto‘s hard-boiled script. With that said, this week’s episode “The Hour and the Day” slows things down a bit–but there are some excellent high points to this potential low point […]

True Detective Sparks a Slow Noir Burn with ‘The Big Never’ (SPOILER REVIEW)

The second episode of HBO‘s True Detective season 3 “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye” ended on a tragic note–but not the kind of tragedy we are accustomed to on crime procedural series. Wayne Hays (Mahershala Ali) in 2015 has been grappling with dementia, but he’s been having patches of clarity as he reflects on the investigation of the missing […]


Narcos: Mexico: Diego Luna, Scoot McNairy Return for Season 2

Netflix‘s Narcos: Mexico has locked in two important names for the Narcos companion series, with Diego Luna (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and Scoot McNairy (True Detective) set to return for the show’s second season. Luna returns as Félix Gallardo, the leader of the Guadalajara Cartel and founder of the modern Mexican drug trade. McNairy’s […]

True Detective Season 3: Mahershala Ali‘s Timeless Search for Truth (TRAILER)

With only a month to go before its premiere, HBO‘s True Detective is giving fans a disturbing look at the scope of the third season’s crime (“all the fatalities”) with the second official trailer for the anthology series. Set to premiere on Sunday, January 13, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, the eight-episode season follows Academy Award Winner Mahershala […]

True Detective Season 3: HBO, Alamo Drafthouse Team Up for Early Screenings

Fans of HBO‘s True Detective who live within sane traveling distance of an Alamo Drafthouse are getting the opportunity to watch the first two episodes of the crime anthology’s third season – nearly a month before its broadcast premiere. On December 18, the cable giant is partnering with the theater chain to host screenings at 18 theaters across […]

TV Scorecard: Bleeding Cool’s Guide to January 2019 Premieres/Returns

With 2018 ready to shuffle off this mortal coil in a little over a month, it’s never too early to take a look ahead at what’s coming up for the new year – and 2019 looks like it’s going to make this year feel like Fischer-Price “My First TV Schedule.” So while Bleeding Cool rewires […]

True Detective Season 3: New Trailer, Images Highlight Mahershala Ali’s Wayne Hays

Fans of HBO‘s True Detective are getting a more intimate look at Academy Award Winner Mahershala Ali‘s (Moonlight) Detective Wayne Hays in the newest trailer/preview for the series’ third season. Set to premiere on Sunday, January 13, from 9 – 10 p.m. ET/PT, the eight-episode season 3 follows the detective over three time periods as […]