Creator Nic Pizzolatto has yet to lay out concrete plans for a third season of the HBO series, but during an interview on America's The Rich Eisen Show, McConaughey admitted he "wouldn't hesitate for a second" to reprise his role - if given the opportunity. It rocketed into the zeitgeist, and paved the way for more film stars to join in on the TV game. I miss watching True Detective on Sunday nights. "I asked you at the time, 'well, what about maybe doing it again?' And you said, 'that's a possibility.' Has that ball been advanced any further down the field since we last spoke?" When is it coming?'" He added that the "ball's not advanced at all. "But again, if that thing was written well and it came up again, I wouldn't hesitate for a second".
So despite there being no movement on a third season with McConaughey on board, he and Pizzolatto have at least opened up a line of communication about it, which is something.
" said you wanted to play Rust Cohle when you saw the script", Eisen said of past " You were originally going to go for [Woody Harrelson's character] Marty and then you were like, "This guy Rustin Cohle really speaks to me".
True Detective was critically acclaimed by fans and critics alike after its first season, but season two seemed to underwhelm both communities. The second season, starring Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, and Vince Vaughn-to name a few-came and went, comparatively, with little conversation around it.
HollywoodLifers, do you think True Detective season 3 should happen?