'True Detective': Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson want to be cowboys

In the hinterlands of Louisiana, a naked young woman has been murdered and bound, kneeling, near a tree, with antlers tied to her head. The only thing stranger than the crime may be the investigation -- and the investigators.Written by novelist Nic Pizzolatto ("The Killing"), HBO's eight-episode "True Detective," premiering Sunday, Jan. 12, measures the cost of two men's obsession with justice. Also starring are Michelle Monaghan, Kevin Dunn, Shea Whigham, Clarke Peters and Jay O. Sanders.It's 1995, and two mismatched Louisiana State Police detectives -- conflicted family man Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) and nihilistic Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) -- are called to the crime scene.In 2012, the two now-former detectives, whose lives have taken dark turns, are brought back together to revisit the case when a similar crime occurs. As they narrate the strands of their original investigation, Hart and Cohle are drawn back into a maelstrom they thought they'd escaped by solving the...



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