Mahershala Ali’s True Detective Character Was Originally Written as White


Ali convinced show-runner Nic Pizzolatto to give him the role by texting him pictures of his grandfather, who was a state police officer. “I was like, ‘See, we existed in this space in the 60s, in the 70s, [as] state police officers. This is in Arkansas,’” the actor recalled.

mahershala alis true detective character was originally written as white Mahershala Ali’s True Detective Character Was Originally Written as White



Mahershala Ali’s True Detective Character Was Originally Written as White

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