Production wraps on HBO’s True Detective Season 3
The Fayetteville Flyer, the local paper covering Fayetteville, Arkansas, the location for the upcoming third season of True Detective, reports that production as wrapped on HBO’s highly lauded detective series. True Detective Season 3 is set in the Ozarks and is said to take place over three time periods. Mahershala Ali, Ray Fisher and Stephen Dorff all star in the upcoming season.
The third season of the anthology series is set in the heart of the Ozarks wherein a disturbing crime occurs and a mystery that deepens over decades plays out in the three separate time periods. Oscar winner Mahershala Ali will portray Wayne Hays, a state police detective from Northwest Arkansas, while Carmen Ejogo will portray Arkansas schoolteacher Amelia Reardon, who shares a connection with two missing children in 1980. Fisher will play Freddy Burns, Wayne’s son, and Rhys Wakefield, Michael Greyeyes and Jon Tenney will play recurring characters Henry Hays, Brett Woodard, and Alan Jones, respectively. Mamie Gummer also stars.
Nic Pizzolatto serves as the showrunner and one of the executive producers will be the sole writer of the third season with the exception of episode four, which he co-wrote with David Milch. Jeremy Saulnier, another executive producer, will act as the director alongside Pizzolatto, the latter making his directorial debut.
Scott Stephens, Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson (topliners for True Detective Season 1), Cary Joki Fukunaga (who directed Season 1), Steve Golin, Bard Dorros, and Richard Brown are also serving as executive producers.
Season 3 of True Detective will air on HBO sometime in 2019.