‘True Detective:’ Stephen Dorff Joins Mahershala Ali, Carmen Ejogo for Season 3

Dorff plays an Arkansas investigator caught up in a crime in the Ozarks

Stephen Dorff has joined the cast of “True Detective” Season 3, HBO announced Wednesday.

Dorff will play Roland West, an Arkansas state investigator who gets caught up in a baffling crime for more than 30 years. Dorff joins Mahershala Ali (“Moonlight”), who the network previously announced will play the lead role of state police detective Wayne Hays, and Carmen Ejogo (“Selma”), who will play Arkansas school teacher Amelia Reardon.

Season 3 of “True Detective” will take place in the Ozarks and tell the story of a “macabre” crime that plays out over three separate time periods.

Stephen Dorff is represented by Paradigm and attorney Adam Kaller.