True Detective Eyes Fast & Furious Director

September 5, 2014 8:53 PM

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True Detective Eyes Fast & Furious Director

Though HBO’s True Detective went into this year’s Emmy Awards with high hopes and plenty of nominations, it walked away from only one of the big categories with a trophy in hand., for director Cary Fukunaga's work on the episode “Who Goes There.” Maybe it’s a good time to divert our attention from potential True Detective actors and focus on who will be behind the camera for Season 2. The first candidate for the job is reportedly Justin Lin, best known for his work on the Fast & Furious franchise, for which he directed four of the six previously released films. Does this mean True Detective is going to have more explosions and massive highway set pieces?

Filming is set to start on True Detective later this month, which means they’re going to need more than just Lin heading into negotiations in the next few weeks. It appears Season 2 will do what most HBO series do by bringing over lauded directors to handle one or two episodes. It makes for an inter...

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