Mahershala Ali set hearts aflutter when he announced on Instagram last week that he'll star in the probable, but not-yet-official third season of HBO's True Detective.
The network later confirmed it struck a deal with the Moonlight Oscar winner (and Internet boyfriend), whose casting earned a big thumbs up from people on Twitter and Season 1 headliner Matthew McConaughey.
McConaughey and Woody Harrelson both earned Emmy nominations for their work on the anthology crime drama's critically-acclaimed first season, in which they played mismatched cops investigating a prostitute's murder. Although no additional casting or details have been announced for Season 3, the Dark Tower actor tells USA TODAY that Ali is a good match for series creator Nic Pizzolatto.
"I think it's awesome," McConaughey says. "I worked with (Ali) on Free State (of Jones) and he'll be a great fit, because I know whatever's coming out of Nic's writing mind, it's heady and hardcore. It's a very harsh reality. Mahershala's got heavy feet. He's grounded and rooted, and doesn't have (an) attitude. There's no room for attitude in Nic's writing."Read More...
© 2018 eOnline24.com . All rights reserved.
Welcome to the eonline24.com - eonline24 is an website portal providing latest news globally.
We pleasure ourselves with bringing you great and fresh quality content on technology, entertainment,
business, marketing tips, latest gadget, startup news and much more. Are you in to know the latest news,
new update, live news, current news gossips, photos and more, then don’t hold back!