The third season of HBO's True Detective will be filmed in Northwest Arkansas. Filming will last for several months and will begin in February. How exciting!
The production will create jobs for local actors, extras and crew. A talent agency in Little Rock posted that they are casting for the show and are looking for actors.
Academy Award-winning actor Mahershala Ali will star as Wayne Hays, an Arkansas State Police Detective. Carmen Ejoho, who received awards for her role as Coretta Scott King in "Selma" will play a school teacher with a connection to two missing children in 1980.
"True Detective" creator Nic Pizzolatto attended the University of Arkansas, where he earned his MFA in creative writing in 2005.
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