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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

HBO's True Detective Heads to California for Season Two

Posted By on Tue, May 27, 2014 at 3:16 PM

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True Detective is leaving the swamplands of Louisiana behind -- and heading to California for season two!

In an interview on the radio show "To the Best of Our Knowledge," series creator/writer Nic Pizzolatto confirms the detectives won't be heading to L.A. And while we know this doesn't necessarily mean San Francisco will be featured, he -- at least -- didn't count us out!

In an excerpt from the interview he confirms that Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson won't be returning, and added "Right now, we're working with three leads. It takes place in California. Not Los Angeles, but some of the lesser known venues of California and we're going to try to capture a certain psychosphere ambiance of the place, much like we did with season one."

He also mentions how landscape -- from the topography to socioeconomic factors -- are a large factor, so if its anything like season one, we think the rolling hills of the City and shimmering bay waters won't be bleak enough. But there was also a mention, in an article on Screen Crush, that that Pizzolatto has previously said he may focus on "the secret occult history of the Untied States transportation system." Maybe this means the magic Muni bus? Time will tell.

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