As the start of filming on the third season of HBO’s “True Detective” approaches, Deadline provides us with the latest casting news today.
The site reports that Scoot McNairy (“Godless”) will play Tom, a father who suffers a terrible loss that ties his fate to that of two state police detectives over 10 years.
“Season 3 tells the story of a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks, and a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods.”
Stephen Dorff will play Roland West, an Arkansas State Investigator who, along with his partner, has his life and career influenced over three decades by a baffling crime
Carmen Ejogo will play the female lead, Amelia Reardon, an Arkansas schoolteacher with a connection to two missing children in 1980.
Mahershala Ali plays Wayne Hays, a state police detective from Northwest Arkansas.
Nic Pizzolatto will serve as showrunner and direct alongside Green Room‘s Jeremy Saulnier. Executive producers include Pizzolatto, Saulnier, Scott Stephens, Woody Harrelson, Matthew McConaughey and Cary Fukunaga. Anonymous Content’s Steve Golin, Bard Dorros and Richard Brown are exec producers.