HBO confirmed that True Detective Season 4 is a possibility and is currently in talks with new writers to bring the crime drama series back.
True Detective Season 4 is being considered by HBO.
“It’s safe to say we’re working with a couple of writers to find the right tone and interpretation,” said Casey Bloys, director of content for HBO and HBO Max. Deadline. “It’s definitely an area that could be very interesting and I think it would be interesting with a new voice.”
Real detective It was created by Nic Pizzolatto, who wrote or co-wrote every episode of the show’s first three seasons. However, Pizzolatto is not expected to return for season 4 and HBO is reportedly looking for a new showrunner to replace him, with Lucia Puenzo (Chrome) and Sam Levinson (Euphoria) who are rumored to be developing releases for season 4.
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“Quality is what will guide us, so if we end up with scripts that we don’t think are representative or that don’t have high enough quality, we won’t do something just to do it,” Bloys added.
A crime drama anthology series, Real detective premiered in 2014 and returned for additional seasons in 2015 and 2019. Season 1 stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as a pair of Louisiana State Police homicide detectives investigating a murder in 1995, only to revisit the case in 2012 when they realize it is related to a series of ongoing crimes. The season received largely positive reviews from critics and earned four Golden Globe nominations, including nods for performances by McConaughey and Harrelson.
Season 2 changed the setting to California and revolved around a murder case involving four different characters: a corrupt detective (Colin Farrell), a troubled criminal investigation division sergeant (Rachel McAdams), a police officer. highway patrol traumatized by his experiences in the war (Taylor Kitsch). ) and a career criminal trying to become a legitimate businessman (Vince Vaughn). However, the reviews were much more varied than those of Real detective Season 1, with critics arguing that the season was predictable and self-indulgent.
Following criticism of season 2, HBO was relatively slow to move forward with Real detectivethird season. Season 3 finally premiered in January 2019, with Mahershala Ali playing a retired Ozarks detective trying to recall the details of a kidnapping case that he began investigating with his ex-partner (Stephen Dorff) 25 years ago, in the hope. of finally. work it out. Although the third season was generally well received, HBO refused to go ahead with the original Pizzolatto idea for season 4.
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