“True Detective” first season star Matthew McConaughey and creator Nic Pizzolatto are re-teaming for the new FX series “Redeemer”.
The project has landed a script-to-series order with Pizzolatto set to write and McConaughey to star, while both will also executive produce. This will mark just the second TV regular role in McConaughey’s career.
The story is inspired by Patrick Coleman’s debut novel “The Churchgoer” and follows a former minister turned dissolute security guard (McConaughey), whose search for a missing woman in Texas leads him through corruption and a criminal conspiracy. As his past and present impact and entwine around a mystery of escalating violence and deceit.
Pizzolatto has also signed an overall deal with Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions while McConaughey has signed a first-look deal with FX Productions. Pizzolatto recently wrote “The Guilty,” the remake of the high-concept contained 2018 Danish thriller which has Jake Gyllenhaal attached to star.