Mamie Gummer cast in season 3 of True Detective


Meryl Streep’s daughter, Mamie Gummer, to join the cast of True Detective’s third season.

Just mere weeks ago, Meryl Streep was cast in season two of Big Little Lies. Following in her footsteps is her daughter, Mamie Gummer who will join the HBO family via True Detective’s third season. Gummer will be playing the role of Lucy Parcell–a mother of two who finds herself in the middle of a crime.

Created by Nic Pizzolatto, season 3 of True Detective takes place in the Ozarks (yes, another show to take place there!). It will involve a mystery that unfolds over decades and will cover three different time periods. Academy Award winner, Mahershali Ali (Moonlight) will be playing Wayne Hays, a police detective from Arkansas.

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Carmen Ejogo (Selma) is playing the role of a school teacher from Arkansas who has a link to two missing children in 1980. Stephen Dorff (Star) and Scoot McNairy (Godless) will be co-starring. Dorff plays Ali’s partner and McNairy plays the role of a father who shares a connection with the detectives.

Pizzolatto is the showrunner and will be directing the third season along with Jeremy Saulnier. Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, and Cary Fukunaga are returning as executive producers for the third season.

Gummer is known for her roles in CBS/CBS All-Access dramas The Good Wife and The Good Fight as a feisty lawyer. She will be starring in An Actor Prepares starring Jeremy Irons and Jack Huston.

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Production for True Detective is slated to begin this year with season 3 set to air sometime in 2019.