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Mahershala Ali Signs On For ‘True Detective’ Season Three

NEW ROLE: Mahershala Ali

MAHERSHALA ALI just landed a new role in a widely-talked-about HBO series. According to The Wrap, Ali inked a deal to star in season three of True Detective.

At HBO’s summer Television Critics Association (CTA) presentation, President of Programming Casey Bloys gave an update on the status of True Detective , which had been awaiting a season three green light.

Bloys confirmed that the Oscar-winning Moonlight actor has closed a deal to star in the third season of the anthology series.

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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 three director will be new.

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