The third season of the anthology series is set in the heart of the Ozarks wherein a disturbing crime occurs and a mystery that deepens over decades plays out in the three separate time periods.
Oscar winner Mahershala Ali will portray Wayne Hays, a state police detective from Northwest Arkansas, while Dorff will play an Arkansas State Investigator named Roland West and Wayne’s partner. Mamie Gummer will play a young mother of two named Lucy Purcell at the center of a tragic crime. McNairy will play Tom, a father who suffers a terrible loss that ties his fate to that of two state police detectives over 10 years. Carmen Ejogo will portray Arkansas schoolteacher Amelia Reardon, who shares a connection with two missing children in 1980. Fisher will play Freddy Burns, Wayne’s (Ali) son. Josh Hopkins is Jim Dobkins, “a private attorney in Fayetteville, Arkansas involved in deposing state police detectives in an ongoing investigation.” Wakefield, Greyeyes and Tenney will play recurring characters Henry Hays, Brett Woodard and Alan Jones, respectively.