Ejogo Boards “Detective”

The busy slate of actress Carnen Ejogo continues to grow. The talented Ejogo has been added to HBO’s anthology series, True Detective.

Ejogo will star opposite the previously announced Mahershala Ali in the third season of the critically-acclaimed drama. She will play Amelia Reardon, an Arkansas schoolteacher with a connection to two missing children in 1980. Ali is set to play Wayne Hays, a state police detective from Northwest Arkansas.

The new season tells 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.

Currently starring in the second season of  The Girlfriend Experience, she also will star opposite Denzel Washington in the legal drama, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

She also recently wrapped shooting on Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, which will be in theaters next year.