Scoot McNairy Joins “True Detective” S3

Acclaimed character actor Scoot McNairy (“Godless,” “Monsters,” “Argo”) has joined the cast of the third season of HBO’s “True Detective” alongside Mahershala Ali, Carmen Ejogo, and Stephen Dorff.

Set in the heart of the Ozarks, the story involves a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods.

Ali will play a state police detective from Northwest Arkansas and Dorff his partner, Ejogo is a schoolteacher with a connection to two missing children in 1980, and McNairy is a father whose terrible loss connects him with the detectives.

Creator/showrunner and writer Nic Pizzolatto and “Green Room” filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier are co-directing the new episodes with production beginning this year ahead of a 2019 airing.

Source: Deadline