‘True Detective’ creator: ‘This is a story that began with its ending in mind’

03.10.14 5 years ago

“True Detective” creator: “This is a story that began with its ending in mind”
Nic Pizzolatto talks about what was going through his mind in the writing the season finale, and offers a clue on a likely Season 2: “Okay. This is really early, but I'll tell you (it's about) hard women, bad men and the secret occult history of the United States transportation system.” PLUS: Was “True Detective” trolling us?, it was the perfect conclusion to a perfect season, what an underwhelming end to the season, the finale worked because it showed the best example of the buddy cop genre, the finale”s biggest flaw was “Scarred Man,” “True Detective”s” power was the way it made us feel when we watched it, the epilogue made the ending immensely satisfying, the theme song gets an 8-bit makeover, and HBO Go crashed due to “True Detective” demand.

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