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HBO releases ‘True Detective’ Trailer

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Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey Team Up

“You don’t pick your parents and you don’t pick your partner.  A smart guy who’s steady is hard to find.  You know, I was steady.  Rust, was smart.”

True Detective, HBO’s upcoming mystery series, follows two detectives, pessimist Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) and family man Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson), on a 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana.  The series follows the relationship between the detectives over this 17-year period, starting with the first murders in 1995.  In the trailer, we see flashbacks to each of their past lives and early work on the investigation.  Towards the end, a more recent, ragged version of McConaughey’s character is revealed saying, “like a lot of dreams, there’s a monster at the end of it.”  Oooooh.

Watch the trailer below.

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Author: elizbond

Creative Project Manager at the CFPB, Appalachian State alumni, Emerson College IMC graduate. Lover of movies, television, junk food, her dog Dexter, James Dean, and all things southern. North Carolina native, DC resident.

3 thoughts on “HBO releases ‘True Detective’ Trailer

  1. I’m actually really excited for this. I found out about it last night while watching Newsroom (which was great and has me eager for next week’s finale) as well as a number of other shows in HBO’s fall line-up and it looks pretty stellar.

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