Colin Farrell Confirms 'True Detective' Role

It seemed like Irish actor Colin Farrell was set to star in HBO’s American crime drama True Detective, but until we hear from the actor himself (or studio), it’s never 100 percent.

John Oliver Gets Own Show on HBO

British comedian John Oliver must have done something right when filling in for Jon Stewart at The Daily Show earlier this year, because he’s been offered his own TV show on HBO, reports BBC News.

WATCH: Emily Mortimer Holding Forth on the News

(AP) Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Alan Poul at premiere. Emily Mortimer, who stars in HBO’s just premiered The Newsroom, has been giving her own views on the Fourth Estate.