Nic Pizzolatto, Matthew McConaughey Move to FX for New Drama, ‘True Detective’ Stays at HBO

Nic Pizzolatto, Matthew McConaughey Move to FX for New Drama, ‘True Detective’ Stays at HBO
Two members of the original “True Detective” team are reuniting at a new home, but they’re leaving the franchise behind. Series creator and showrunner Nic Pizzolatto has signed a new overall deal with Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions, while his fellow “True Detective” collaborator Matthew McConaughey also signed a first-look deal with FX Productions. Together, they’ll make “Redeemer,” an hourlong drama series starring McConaughey and written by Pizzolatto, which has landed a script-to-series deal at FX.

Pizzolatto was previously under an overall deal at HBO, but his move away from the network doesn’t signal the end of “True Detective.” Though HBO has not provided comment on how the creator’s departure would impact the franchise, Deadline reported that HBO executives may be open to bringing on a new creative team if the network decides to proceed with Season 4.

“We are thrilled to begin our creative
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