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McConaughey would return to True Detective

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Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey has said he is open to returning to True Detective as he liked the experience of making it so much.

The Oscar winning actor told Deadline that while he would not have signed on to star in more than one season of the show originally, now that he has one under his belt he would go back for another.

McConaughey, who played Detective Rust Cohle on the HBO, series said, "That was always how I saw it – one season, eight episodes, a finite beginning, middle and end, goodbye, look forward to watching it.

"If HBO had wanted an option on me for a season two or three, I wouldn't have done it. I wouldn't have walked into something where they could say, 'We've got your for the next three years'."

He continued, "I liked True Detective, the whole series and the experience of making it so much, that I'd be open to doing another one now. At the time, I was looking at six months and not beyond that. I don't know of a feature film I'd sign for where I'm going to say, 'If this works, you've got me whenever you want me for the next three years'."

Showrunner Nic Pizzolatto recently confirmed that the second season of True Detective will have three lead roles and will be set in California.

Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain and Ellen Page are among the rumoured stars for the next instalment though no casting has yet been confirmed.

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