True Detective Returns for Season 3, Set to Star Mahershala Ali

Time is a flat circle after all, as “True Detective” is officially set to return for a third season on HBO. Season three of the anthology series will star Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali with showrunner and creator Nic Pizzolatto is set to direct, along with Jeremy Saulnier (“Green Room,” “Blue Ruin”).

The next installment 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. Ali will play the lead role of Wayne Hays, a state police detective from Northwest Arkansas.

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