Stephen Dorff Joins True Detective Season 3

The actor will team with Mahershala Ali and Carmen Ejogo in the series’ latest installment.


Creator Nic Pizzolatto is taking his anthology series to the Ozarks for Season 3. Stephen Dorff (Somewhere, Immortals) is set to play Arkansas State Investigator Roland West, joining Oscar winner Mahershala Ali and actor Carmen Ejogo (Selma, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them). Ali and Dorff will play partner detectives on the case of a macabre crime that spans three decades. Ejogo will play a schoolteacher named Amelia Reardon, who is connected to two missing children.

Pizzolatto has scripted the 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.

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.

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