True Detective’s Rust Cohle Is Back

Watch McConaughey channel his meatiest role in the new Lincoln advert

A lot has been said about Matthew McConaughey’s return to form, but there’s a strong case to argue that most recent his stand-out performances (and most critically lauded) are Mickey Haller in The Lincoln Lawyer and True Detective’s ultra-meta Rust Cohle.

In a nod to these fan favourites, the new advert for the Lincoln MKC combines the two by placing a sharply dressed McConaughey behind the wheel, and giving him some heavy (tongue-in-cheek) philosophizing to do while he’s at it.

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The adverts are the work of Drive’s Nicholas Winding Refn, who presumably thought Ryan Gosling wouldn’t be talkative enough for the short promos.

News on True Detective season two is steadily making its way onto our radar, with a rumoured spring 2015 airdate.

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