This Week in True Detective: Better Late Than Never Edition


This Week in True Detective is a feature that aims to bring you the best True Detective happenings of the week. This could include breaking news, popular articles, or anything else that people found interesting or may have missed.

There’s no exciting title this time around. The title for this entry of This Week in True Detective simply comes from the fact that it is currently Sunday and not Saturday, when this feature usually goes up. Is that exciting in some way? Probably not. This past week saw some new poll results go up, as well as more talk of the Fargo and True Detective comparison. Let’s begin.

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Getting right to the heart of the matter, we took a look at how Fargo and True Detective are actually quite similar. They both have beating, dark noir hearts, but they go about it in different ways.  Speaking of comparing the two, in our poll results we learned that most True Detective fans think the Fargo season two premiere was better than True Detective’s. So take that for what it’s worth.

Switching over to Cary Fukunaga — which is something we’ve been doing a lot lately since he’s been promoting his new movie. Fukunaga spoke fondly of his time working on season one, which could perhaps translate to him returning to True Detective at some point in the future. He also told Vanity Fair that True Detective didn’t open any doors for him, which sounds a little odd.

Finally, at least in Cary Fukunaga news, he recently told the New York Times that he’d be down to work on any sort of project as long as it interested him.

This past week was the New York Teleiviosn Festival, and although True Detective had no presence there, AMC’s Joel Stillerman talked about how True Detective altered the TV landscape by bringing on big stars. Last nut not least, we talked about the possibility of True Detective ending its run after season three.

That’s your True Detective week. We are also accepting submissions for Halloween costumes, so if you plan on going as a True Detective character for Halloween reach out to us on Facebook or Twitter! We want to see your costumes!

Next: Cary Fukunaga is down for whatever.

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