First Trailer: “True Detective” Season 3

First Trailer True Detective Season 3

HBO used the series finale of “Sharp Objects” tonight to surprise everyone with the first trailer for the third season of Nic Pizzolatto’s “True Detective” along with announcing a January air date.

Mahershala Ali, Carmen Ejogo, Stephen Dorff, Ray Fisher, Scoot McNairy and Mamie Gummer lead the season which is set in the Ozarks with a story involving a macabre crime and mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods.

Daniel Sackheim (FX’s “The American”) helmed much of the new season which Pizzolatto penned bar one episode which “Deadwood” creator David Milch co-wrote.