True Detective episode 3.04 promo: The Hour and The Day
Directed by Nic Pizzolatto, and co-written with Deadwood‘s David Milch, the episode is described as follows: “Hays and West see a possible connection between the local church and the Purcell crimes. As the detectives search for one suspect and round up another for interrogation, Woodard is targeted by a vigilante group.”
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.
True Detective creator 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. Daniel Sackheim (The Americans, Jack Ryan) will also helm a number of episodes.
Scott Stephens, Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson (topliners for True Detective season one), Cary Joki Fukunaga (who directed season one), Steve Golin, Bard Dorros, and Richard Brown are also serving as executive producers.