HBO has set the premiere date for the fourth season of “True Detective.”
The six-episode season is officially titled “True Detective: Night Country” and premieres January 14th at 9pm ET/PT on HBO and Max. Jodie Foster and Kali Reis star in this season, while Issa López serves as showrunner, writer and director of all episodes.
HBO also released a new teaser, which you can watch below.
The official season description states: “As the long winter night falls in Ennis, Alaska, the eight men who operate the Arctic research station Tsalal disappear without a trace. To solve the case, Detectives Liz Danvers (Foster) and Evangeline Navarro (Reis) must confront the darkness within them and uncover the eerie truths that lie buried beneath the eternal ice.”
In addition to Foster and Reis, the cast includes Finn Bennett, Fiona Shaw, Christopher Eccleston, Isabella Star LaBlanc and John Hawkes. Anna Lambe, Aka Niviâna, June Thiele, Diane Benson and Joel D. Montgrand guest stars.
Foster not only stars, but also serves as an executive producer. Mari Jo Winkler is also an executive producer for Pastel alongside Barry Jenkins, Adele Romanski and Mark Ceryak. Chris Mundy, Alan Page Arriaga, Steve Golin, Richard Brown, Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Cary Joji Fukunaga and Nic Pizzolatto also executive produce. Pizzolatto created True Detective, while McConaughey, Harrelson and Fukunaga were all part of the first season. Princess Daazhraii Johnson, Cathy Tagnak Rexford and Sam Breckman are producers of the new season. According to HBO, Daazhraii Johnson and Tagnak Rexford are leading an Iñupiaq advisory board to advise on the Alaska Native culture featured in the series.