Deadline reported, Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) is set to star in the potential third season of True Detective. HBO is yet to greenlight it according to Casey Bloys.
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Bloys confirmed that Oscar-winning Moonlight actor Mahershala Alihas closed a deal to star in the potential third season of the anthology series. Bloys said he had read five finished scripts. “They are terrific. … I was very impressed and excited,” he said. “We are talking to directors, and when we have a director we want to hire, it will be a go.”
The Season 3 director will be new, with no lead helmers from previous seasons expected to return.
Bloys noted that a third season of True Detective is much further along than a potential second installment of The Night Of.