In March, HBO announced that “True Detective: Night Country” was in the works, with isa lopez writing the series ilot and Barry Jenkins on board as executive producer. Then in May, Jodie Foster joined the cast in a starring role, with Kali Reis signing on in June. And now, Deadline reports, a bunch of great character actors are on board to fill out the ensemble cast.
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Deadline reports that John Hawkes, Christopher Ecclestonand Fiona Shaw join the HBO show’s fourth season as series leads. Find Bennett and Anna Lambe also sign on as leads. “Night Country” follows two detectives investigating the disappearance of six men from the Tsalal Arctic Research Station in Alaska. Foster and Reis play the detectives, while Hawkes plays a police officer, Eccleston the regional Chief of Police, and Shaw as a survivalist. Meanwhile, Bennet plays Peter Prior, Foster’s detective’s protégé, and Lambe plays a young nurse.
Hawkes’ recent work includes “Roving Woman” and “Too Old To Die Young.” Eccleston currently stars in the title role on BBC‘s “Dodger,” and has “Young Woman And The Sea” on the way. As for Shaw, catch her in “Andor” on Disney+ now. Bennett’s TV credits include HBO’s “The Nevers” and “Domina.” Meanwhile, Lambe, an Inuk actress, appears in CBC‘s Native American drama “Trickster” and “Three Pines.”
Production on “True Detective: Night Country” begins later this year in Iceland. Look for the series to get a late 2023/early 2024 release from HBO.
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