03/05/2014 09:50 am ET

'True Detective': Matthew McConaughey Made A 450-Page Document Charting Rust Cohle's Life


In a piece published today on Rolling Stone, Matthew McConaughey walks through the "four stages of Rustin Cohle" and talks about the process by which he worked out the character's history, a large task, especially given how much "True Detective" jumps around time-wise. "I just basically broke it down and made a 450-page graph of where Cohle was and where he was coming from," says McConaughey.

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