Mahershala Ali on True Detective

  • Published: 10 January 2019
  • Mahershala talks about being in the new season of 'True Detective' on HBO, the incredible make-up job to make him look old, and he reveals what happened when the first time his two-year old daughter saw him like that.

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    Mahershala Ali on True Detective
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Comments • 86

  • A Y
    A Y  50 minutes back

    Mahershala Ali's tense look in just about every scene in True Detective is difficult to watch. Seems like he is constipated or something.

    • Николай Иванов

      The True True Detective is back folks. It's the best dark criminal tv show for years. 10/10.

      • SkepticSteve
        SkepticSteve  3 days back

        After watching the first 2 episodes of Season 3 I think It's fantastic! Mahershala is amazing in the role. I love how his problem with his memory is playing into the story. Super interesting start hoping it holds strong till the end. So happy True Detective is back! :D

        • Dork Born
          Dork Born  2 days back

          Check out The Green Book. Sooo good.

      • Anwar Razali
        Anwar Razali  5 days back

        Luke cage

        • hardybuck14
          hardybuck14  6 days back

          If true detective season 2 didnt come after the first one, and was called something else it would of got good reviews properly

        • Dennis McMann
          Dennis McMann  6 days back

          help i have aliens in my place,they wont leave. theyre tryig to say its the illuminati but i know it isnt. someone get these goddamn aliens away from me!

          • CamShot videos
            CamShot videos  7 days back

            What the hell, man?! Everyone whining about second season, just because it was different?! So they obviously made third season like an exact copy of the first and people love it even before it started. So sad.

            • Afro Shinobi
              Afro Shinobi  3 days back

              Lol season 3 isn't a direct copy. Tf gou smoking

          • Armando Oliveira
            Armando Oliveira  7 days back

            Not gonna be a good season either..the first was good because of mathew mchonahay the other guy..their dinamic..

            • Queenofwheels
              Queenofwheels  7 days back

              Manly man love him

              • jazzy enigma
                jazzy enigma  7 days back

                DANGGGGGGG!!! this dude smooth as fakkkkk

                • 26DeislerFCB
                  26DeislerFCB  7 days back

                  "this is us" should hire the make up artist

                  • i need some soy milk
                    i need some soy milk  7 days back

                    Season 1 of true detective was spectacle, no show can match it. S3 just has to be good

                    • Kelly MM
                      Kelly MM  1 weeks back

                      Jimmy speaking the truth about the seasons😂

                      • deadoralive cowboy
                        deadoralive cowboy  1 weeks back

                        He is such a good actor i am sure new season will be amazing

                        • John Galactus
                          John Galactus  1 weeks back

                          The deposition type scenes from Season 1 is back! 😚😘

                          • TheEmperor .Mohammad
                            TheEmperor .Mohammad  1 weeks back

                            Hays whaaat?
                            I thought they will write Papaia

                            • Rufaro Asuquo
                              Rufaro Asuquo  1 weeks back

                              He’s awesome in everything and he should be in my scripts

                              • GamerBot
                                GamerBot  1 weeks back


                                • Ebosan87
                                  Ebosan87  1 weeks back

                                  History sure loves to repeat itself. Matthew McConaghey won a Golden Globe in January 2014 and then first appeared in season 1 of True Detective that same night. Mahershala Ali won this past Sunday (Globes were a week earlier than usual) and will make his True Detective debut this coming Sunday. Strange coincidence? I think not, it obviously means season 3 will be just as good as season 1 (all joking aside it is a pretty awesome thing to happen twice to lead actors around this show).

                                  • Stefan Blazevski
                                    Stefan Blazevski  6 days back

                                    Time is a flat circle.Everything we have done or will do we will do over and over and over again- forever.

                                  • Queenofwheels
                                    Queenofwheels  7 days back

                                    +Tobe Doss even if you took out the acting Ali would still win. McConaghey don't take showers.

                                  • Tobe Doss
                                    Tobe Doss  1 weeks back

                                    Ali > Matthew

                                • Ericka Pereira
                                  Ericka Pereira  1 weeks back

                                  Hello Jimmy How are you and Happy New Year 2019

                                  • Lady's Handbag or PURSE

                                    Kinda goes without saying, but I'ma halfta say it anyways; Ali's a beast of an actor!

                                    • Anvar2308
                                      Anvar2308  1 weeks back

                                      30 years later we can compare real old Ali with True Detective's old Ali

                                      • Omkar Supekar
                                        Omkar Supekar  1 weeks back

                                        Even with an amazing cast, 2nd season was a let down. Let's hope the 3rd one will amazing like the first.

                                        • Victor Chang
                                          Victor Chang  1 weeks back

                                          Hot take: I liked True Detective Season 2. It was a glorious, ambitious mess, but fascinating. Season 3, while looking great, seems like a soft reboot / The Force Awakens kind of reimagining of Season 1.

                                          • David Peraza
                                            David Peraza  5 days back

                                            Thumbs up for Ray Velcoro.

                                          • pkariiiiiiiii
                                            pkariiiiiiiii  1 weeks back

                                            Amen to Season 2. I was soooo emotional when I finished the final 2 episodes...very tragic characters

                                        • maddkilo
                                          maddkilo  1 weeks back

                                          I can't wait til Sunday. Please don't let it be terrible

                                          • r20424468
                                            r20424468  1 weeks back

                                            Lolol Jimmy so honest, "second season wasn't as good as the first season"

                                            • Shangreiso S
                                              Shangreiso S  10 hours back

                                              +terrance martins yes, the characters portrayed by Colin and Vince and Jessica were all very interesting. Could've done so much more. I agree the end was rushed.

                                            • terrance martins
                                              terrance martins  19 hours back

                                              +Shangreiso S The characters and acting were great, the story just felt a bit confused and even rushed towards the end

                                            • Shangreiso S
                                              Shangreiso S  6 days back

                                              Yeah and it's true

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                                            MusicBankTv  1 weeks back

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                                            • Toro Loco
                                              Toro Loco  2 days back

                                              bwana you're everywhere!

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                                            cocaa cola is a drink coca cola makes you blink

                                            • FilipeFelagund
                                              FilipeFelagund  1 weeks back

                                              I liked season 2.

                                              • ROLIHLALA
                                                ROLIHLALA  3 days back

                                                me too and I realy don't get why people hate it so much

                                              • David Peraza
                                                David Peraza  5 days back

                                                Velcoro was great!

                                              • Queenofwheels
                                                Queenofwheels  7 days back

                                                It's okay to like something most people don't

                                              • Kristian Hestås
                                                Kristian Hestås  7 days back

                                                +pkariiiiiiiii Same, but it did feel (im the first couple episodes) that they tried to fit way to much in

                                              • pkariiiiiiiii
                                                pkariiiiiiiii  1 weeks back

                                                People badly wanted it to be like season 1 but I gotta admit season 2 touched me in ways I hadn't expected

                                            • Jacob Angeles
                                              Jacob Angeles  1 weeks back

                                              "Everybody wants to be the king."

                                              • d_yaz d33d
                                                d_yaz d33d  1 weeks back

                                                This 3rd season is going to be awesome with him

                                                • New Message
                                                  New Message  1 weeks back

                                                  Just shaving the mustache dropped 10 years all by itself

                                                • NiftyDoughnut14
                                                  NiftyDoughnut14  1 weeks back


                                                  • Jess T.
                                                    Jess T.  1 weeks back

                                                    Gotta catch up with True Detective. Heard that is it the real deal.

                                                    • Jucel Malonga
                                                      Jucel Malonga  2 days back

                                                      Yup and the good thing is that the seasons are not connected in any way so you could skip season 2 (or not). But season 1 was excellent and it looks like 3 is going to be very good too

                                                    • Thomas Christopher White
                                                      Thomas Christopher White  6 days back

                                                      Skip the second season.

                                                    • Jess T.
                                                      Jess T.  7 days back

                                                      +Kelly MM Thank you, hon

                                                    • Kelly MM
                                                      Kelly MM  1 weeks back

                                                      The first was epic and magical acting .... darn i wish i was watching it for the first time , enjoy!!!

                                                    • lone wonderer
                                                      lone wonderer  1 weeks back

                                                      It Is . The last 2 seasons are super amazing. Recommend it from True detective fans here

                                                  • sammy sosa
                                                    sammy sosa  1 weeks back

                                                    I thought season 2 was better than season 1.

                                                    • lolopol100
                                                      lolopol100  1 weeks back

                                                      +sammy sosa you sound like a ballsucker

                                                    • Joshua Castro
                                                      Joshua Castro  1 weeks back

                                                      You stupid

                                                    • sammy sosa
                                                      sammy sosa  1 weeks back

                                                      +lolopol100 you sound like a child.

                                                    • lolopol100
                                                      lolopol100  1 weeks back

                                                      Suck my balls through my drawers with your opinion

                                                    • sammy sosa
                                                      sammy sosa  1 weeks back

                                                      +louis he let me introduce to a concept that has been around since the beginning of time, it's called "OPINION." look it up, educate yourself, you're welcome!

                                                  • Juan Verdejo
                                                    Juan Verdejo  1 weeks back

                                                    He got his name wrong. Listen

                                                    • Raj
                                                      Raj  1 weeks back

                                                      Jimmy looks sexy

                                                      • Is ur mom taken? Yes or nu?

                                                        He was a really good character in the movie 🎥 💙

                                                        • Antonio Brewer
                                                          Antonio Brewer  1 weeks back

                                                          Great job guys!!!

                                                          • Damian Edge
                                                            Damian Edge  1 weeks back

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                                                              ZTKistner  1 weeks back


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                                                              Raj  1 weeks back

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