Just like when we submitted the Teaser for the highly anticipated third season of TRUE DETECTIVE we really don’t have much to add that hasn’t already been said. Below is the newly launched full trailer for the Mahershala Ali-led outing clocking in at 2 minutes 7 seconds. Take it in.
Creator Nic Pizzolatto & HBO just want to set the mood, get us back into the mindset and do so without giving away too much. It is clear that Detective Wayne Hays (Ali) has been disturbed by & unsettled over a case that haunts him into old age. We get the privilege, come January 13, 2019, to sit in on just what that case was all about for Hays and State Investigator Roland West (Stephen Dorff). It was clearly a tough case for these true detectives of Arkansas.
HBO give us some series particulars:
What’s it about?
Partner detectives investigate a macabre crime involving two missing children in the heart of the Ozarks, Arkansas. The story spans three decades.
When will it premiere?
The third season is set to premiere January 13, 2019 on HBO, HBO NOW, HBO GO and HBO On Demand.
Who’s in it?
Oscar winner Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, House of Cards) will play detective Wayne Hays, a state police detective from Northwest Arkansas. Stephen Dorff (Somewhere, Immortals) is set to play Arkansas State Investigator Roland West. Carmen Ejogo (Selma, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) will play school teacher Amelia Reardon, who is connected to two missing children.
Additional cast members include Josh Hopkins, who will play Jim Dobkins, a private attorney in Fayetteville, Arkansas involved in deposing state police detectives in an ongoing investigation. Scoot McNairy is Tom, a father who suffers a terrible loss which ties his fate to that of two state police detectives over ten years. Mamie Gummer stars as Lucy Purcell, a young mother of two at the center of a tragic crime. Jodi Balfour, Lonnie Chavis, Ray Fisher, Michael Greyeyes, Jon Tenney, Rhys Wakefield, Sarah Gadon, Emily Nelson, Brandon Flynn and Michael Graziadei also star.
How many episodes will there be?
Pizzolatto has scripted eight episodes for Season 3, co-writing Episode 4 with David Milch. The new season will mark Pizzolatto’s directorial debut; Jeremy Saulnier (Blue Ruin, Green Room) will also direct.
What’s happening behind the scenes?
Pizzolatto and Saulnier will executive produce along with Scott Stephens, Season 1’s Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, as well as Cary Joji Fukunaga, Steve Golin, Bard Dorros and Richard Brown.
You can be sure HBOWatch will be there.