HBO’s True detective the series will continue the next anthology story in its gritty crime. The first season took place in a secluded town in Louisiana. The second season featured many parts of the Los Angeles area. The third season would take place in the Ozarks. And now the newest season of the dark series takes place in Alaska.
The official plot synopsis from HBO reader,
“As the long winter night falls in Ennis, Alaska, the eight men who run the Tsalal Arctic Research Station disappear without a trace. To solve the case, detectives Liz Danvers (Jodie Foster) and Evangeline Navarro (Kali Reis) must confront their past and the dark truths that lie beneath the arctic ice.
Despite being set in Alaska, production for the HBO show has officially begun in Iceland. They had recently announced their cast, including two-time Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster. Together with her becomes a boxer Kali ReisJohn Hawkes, Christopher Eccleston, Fiona Shaw, Finn Bennett, Anna Lambe, Aka Niviâna, Isabella Star Lablanc and Joel D. Montgrand.
HBO has released the credits for the show below:
Showrunner, writer, director (all episodes), executive producer, Issa López; star, executive producer, Jodie Foster; executive producer, Barry Jenkins for PASTEL; executive producers, Adele Romanski and Mark Ceryak for PASTEL; executive producer, Mari Jo Winkler; executive producer, Chris Mundy; executive producer and writer, Alan Page Arriaga; executive producer, Steve Golin; executive producer, Richard Brown; executive producer, Matthew McConaughey; executive producer, Woody Harrelson; executive producer, Cary Joji Fukunaga; executive producer, Nic Pizzolatto; producer, Princess Daazhraii Johnson; producer, Cathy Tagnak Rexford; producer, Sam Breckman.
Former series showrunner Nic Pizzolatto had an idea for the 2019 season that he ended up abandoning. He has since signed a first-look deal with FX in 2020 and has stepped down to only be an executive producer for this season.