This Week in True Detective: Post Halloween 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.

Creative title, eh? The week before signaled the second True Detective Halloween — as in the second Halloween since True Detective has been on the air. It also gave birth to our second True Detective Halloween costume search, which we’ll get to further below. In other news, this past week saw a number of juicy casting bits outside of True Detective. Let’s begin.

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First up, let’s talk about those costumes. We assembled the five best True Detective costumes we could find. Let’s just say that Rust is still a very popular pick, but Ray isn’t too far behind. Our own Jacob Belcher also took a look at the deep artistic sensibilities found in True Detective’s two seasons. It’s an in-depth read that’s definitely worth your time.

Cary Fukunaga was in the news again, as he has been for the past few weeks. Fukunaga signed a two-year production deal with Paramount Television. That’s not all that long in the world of TV, but it does signal that Fukunaga may be concentrating more on TV for a while.

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In terms of casting news, we heard from Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, and Woody Harrelson. Vince Vaughn will be starring as a South African murderer, continuing his foray into drama. Colin Farrell’s role in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was revealed to be a mysterious wizard, and finally, Woody Harrelson will be taking on a dramedy next year based on a memoir.

Last but not least, John Crowley, director of two season two episodes, spoke in an interview with an Irish outlet. Overall, he enjoyed the experience of working with Nic Pizzolatto, but also referred to himself as just a “gun for fire.”

Next: Woody Harrelson will star in The Glass Castle next year.

Don’t be shy this weekend! We’ll be around on Twitter or Facebook to talk True Detective or other fun stuff.