True Detective

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True Detective Primer: The Darkest Roles from Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, and Vince Vaughn

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Earlier this week HBO finally confirmed that both Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn had signed on for the second season of True Detective. And if sources are correct, both men will be joined by Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch, who will round out the series’ four lead roles. The casting news is sure to draw excitement and ire among fans as debate unfolds about whether or not each actor is the right choice.

While it remains to be seen just how each actor does in the series, we rounded up their best roles that serve as a primer to the crime drama.

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Have You Met Your New Emmy-Winning Boyfriend, Cary Joji Fukunaga? If Not, You Should

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Step aside, Jon Hamm. Matthew McConaugh-who? Last night’s Emmy Awards proved that True Detective director Cary Joji Fukunaga is hotter than any A-lister we’ve previously coveted, and that man braids are making a big comeback. The internet thinks so, too.

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Dynamic Duos: The 10 Greatest Platonic TV Couples of All Time

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We love TV’s iconic romantic couples. The lusty buildup, the will-they-or-won’t-they. The overwhelming obstacles. The office sex (we’re looking at you, Scandal. Obviously). But sometimes, it’s even more fun to watch the dazzling chemistry between totally platonic onscreen duos. Take Breaking Bad’s Walter White and Jesse Pinkman, for example. Their totally murderous, deeply dysfunctional, howlingly illegal – but somehow, sweetly father/son-esque — connection was far more intriguing than the ones they had with their significant others.

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He’s Always Watching: What Shows Are On President Obama’s DVR?

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As True Detective wraps up its first season this coming Sunday, fans of the gripping drama are beside themselves with speculation about what will go down in the finale. But there’s at least one devotee of the detective series who already knows the fates of Rust Cohle and Martin Hart — President Barack Obama.

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Year Of Matthew McConaughey: Celebrating The Oscar Nominee’s Career Makeover

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By this time next week Matthew McConaughey might have an Oscar. That’ll likely sound strange if you still think of him as David Wooderson, the ambiguously aged keg party enthusiast from Dazed and Confused, or as a naked conga drummer. (Let the record state that MM still plays, he’s just more careful about closing his windows these days.) Over the last 18 months, McConaughey has delivered the best work of his career, earning a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award and proving that it’s never too late to expect the unexpected–even from a guy whose personal mantra is just to keep on livin’.

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