HBO continues adding to the roster for season 3 of drama True Detective. Ray Fisher has been added as a series regular while Rhys Wakefield, Jon Tenney, and Michael Greyeyes were cast in recurring roles.
Season 3 plays out in the Ozarks surrounding a crime spanning three decades as the story evolves. Previous commitments for roles include Mahershala Ali, Stephen Dorff, Carmen Ejogo, Scoot McNairy, and Mamie Gummer. Ali (Wayne Burns) will play father to Fisher’s character Freddy Burns.
Nic Pizzolato, who was sole writer for season one of True Detective, returns to pen all of season 3 less one episode co-penned by David Milch. Pizzolato will also sit as showrunner and executive producer alongside a long list of names including Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson.
Fisher was most recently seen as Cyborg in Justice League and Superman v. Batman. It was also recently announce his Marvel character will get a solo movie in 2020. Wakefield is best known as the Polite Leader in The Purge.
Greyeyes will be recognized from his role as Qaletqa Walker on Fear the Walking Dead or a brief stint on American Gods. Fans of The Closer and spin-off Major Crimes will recognize Tenney from his role on both series as Fritz Howard.
True Detective is not slated to return to HBO until 2019.