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‘True Detective’ season four with Jodie Foster is officially happening

True Detective, led by Jodie Foster, has officially been confirmed by HBO.The Oscar-winning actress has been cast alongside professional boxer and Indigenous rights advocate Kali Reis.The fourth season, titled True Detective: Night Country, comes from writer-director Issa López, who will also executive produce alongside Foster, Barry Jenkins, Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson and Cary Fukunaga.“We are tremendously excited to return to the True Detective franchise and to be working with the multi-talented Issa López, whose singular vision for her ‘Night Country’ instalment will be beautifully realised with Jodie Foster and Kali Reis in the starring roles,” said Francesca Orsi, the Executive Vice President and Head of Programming at HBO.A synopsis for the upcoming season (via Deadline) reads: “When the long winter night falls in Ennis, Alaska, the six men that operate the Tsalal Arctic Research Station vanish without a trace.“To solve the case, Detectives Liz Danvers (Foster) and Evangeline Navarro (Reis) will have to confront the darkness they carry in themselves, and dig into the haunted truths that lie buried under the eternal ice.”“It was all a dream…..” ✊

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Bloke driving from Brazil to Alaska with his dog killed two days before finishing trip
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