Carmen Ejogo (Michael Buckner/Getty Images for BFCA)

Well, it’s clear that HBO is trying to dig its True Detective anthology out of the grave, because last season was a flaming-hot Cheetos turkey of a train wreck, Colin Farrell be damned.

This upcoming season—its third—will see not only the chocolate boy thunder Mahershala Ali but also Carmen Ejogo of Selma and Sparkle fame.

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According to the Hollywood Reporter:

Season three will tell the story of a macabre crime in the heart of the Ozarks and a mystery that deepens over decades and plays out in three separate time periods. Ejogo will play the female lead, Amelia Reardon, an Arkansas schoolteacher with a connection to two missing children in 1980. Ali (Moonlight) stars as Wayne Hays, a state police detective from Northwest Arkansas.

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You can also catch Ejogo opposite Denzel Washington in the new release Roman J. Israel, Esq.