Jodie Foster will be one of the main characters in the fourth season of True Detective. As reported by Variety, the actress joins the successful series of HBO which emphasizes the investigation of different crimes. It also transpired that the magnifying glass will be placed this time on the disappearance of six men from the Tsalal Arctic Research Station in Alaska.
The agents in charge of the case will be Liz Danvers (Foster) and Evangeline Navarro, who will have to face the darkness that they carry inside and delve into the enchanted truths that lie buried under the eternal ice. The new season of the anthology crime series began development in March 2022, but only now have official plot details been confirmed. The icy setting of Ennis, Alaska, seems ideal for these two women to make that internal journey that will lead them, or not, to solve the case.
A few years ago, Foster said he was saying goodbye to acting, but apparently those words were forgotten. After working on the science fiction film Elysiumreleased in 2013, the actress of The silence of the inocents She decided to resume her work as a director, something with which she had flirted in 1991 and with less than thirty years of age, when she made her first film, minds that shine.
Determined to move away from her role as an actress, she focused on new projects that were mainly linked to television. In 2013 and 2014 she directed some episodes of House of Cards and of Orange Is The New Black, two series produced by Netflix. In 2016, she was able to premiere the fourth feature film of her career as a director: the money master, a thriller starring two industry heavyweights, George Clooney and Julia Roberts. The following year, she took charge of an episode of BlackMirror Titled “Arkangel”. The years passed, and everything indicated that Foster not only did not intend to return to acting, but also suffered from a disenchantment with the state of cinema in Hollywood. Without going any further, in January 2018 made explosive statements against fashion focused on superhero moviesassuring that “going to the movies became an amusement park”, some statements that, as expected, raised controversy.
However, the actress surprised everyone by returning to work in front of the cameras for the feature film Artemis Hotel. That film was the directorial debut of Drew Pearce, screenwriter of iron Man 3 Y Mission: Impossible, Secret Nation. Now it transpired that the winner of two Oscars for best actress (for the films defendants Y The silence of the inocents) will be part of True Detective. This challenge marks Foster’s first major television role as an adult. The actress, who was 12 years old when she starred in Taxi driverappeared in series like Gunsmoke, My Three Sons and the spin-off of Paper Moon on ABC as a child, but hasn’t had a leading role on the small screen since 1975. She did, however, lend her voice to shows like Frasier, The X-Files Y The Simpsonbeyond her work as a director.
Scripted, directed and executive produced by Issa López, and texts by Alan Page Arriaga, Foster will also serve as executive producer alongside Pastel’s Barry Jenkins, Adele Romanski and Mark Ceryak.
True Detective, anthology series created and written by Nic Pizzolatto, it ran for three seasons between 2014 and 2019. The third season aired on HBO in 2019 and starred Mahershala Ali and Stephen Dorff, set in the Ozarks. It was the continuation of the series starring Colin Farrell, Taylor Kitsch, Rachel McAdams and Vince Vaughn from 2015 and the first season, starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. To date, it has been nominated for 23 Emmy Awards with five wins, all for the first season.
As always, Pizzolatto (here with the help of veteran screenwriter David Milch of new york police Y Deadwood) and indie filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier (Green Room) presents us with a world plagued by evil, in which institutions are placebos when not accomplices of the horror that underlies everything and only the determination of a few individuals allows, sometimes, to achieve if not retribution or justice, at least some kind closing”, said the critics of LA NACION about the third season, which they described as better than the second and more similar to the impact generated by the first installment.