×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Simmons added to HBO’s ‘True Detective’ cast

Supporting players sign on for Harrelson, McConaughey series

The supporting cast for HBO’s new series “True Detective” continues to get filled out.Eight-episode series stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as a pair of cops whose lives intersect during a 17-year serial killer investigation in Louisiana.

Lili Simmons has been added as an underage prostitute who was friends with one of the victims and then reconnects with Harrelson’s character seven years after one of the murders.

Simmons is currently in the HBO stable, co-starring on sister net Cinemax’s original series “Banshee.”

Jay O. Sanders will play a televangelist with an enormous reach in the state of Louisiana and Brad Carter co-stars as the ex-husband of a victim who is currently in prison and may have a connection to the murder.

Michelle Monaghan was previously cast as Harrelson’s wife.

Series will offer viewers different time frames and perspectives, with each season bringing about a new case.

Nic Pizzolatto will write “True Detective” while Cary Fukunaga is set to direct the entire series.

More TV

  • Roswell, New Mexico -- "Pilot" --

    TV News Roundup: CW Sets Premiere Dates for 'Roswell, New Mexico,' 'In the Dark'

    The supporting cast for HBO’s new series “True Detective” continues to get filled out.Eight-episode series stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as a pair of cops whose lives intersect during a 17-year serial killer investigation in Louisiana. Lili Simmons has been added as an underage prostitute who was friends with one of the victims and […]

  • David Spade attends the premiere of

    David Spade to Star in Comedy in Development at HBO from Diablo Cody, Jason Reitman

    The supporting cast for HBO’s new series “True Detective” continues to get filled out.Eight-episode series stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as a pair of cops whose lives intersect during a 17-year serial killer investigation in Louisiana. Lili Simmons has been added as an underage prostitute who was friends with one of the victims and […]

  • Host Valerie Bertinelli poses for a

    Food Network Strikes Multi-Series Deal With Valerie Bertinelli (EXCLUSIVE)

    The supporting cast for HBO’s new series “True Detective” continues to get filled out.Eight-episode series stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as a pair of cops whose lives intersect during a 17-year serial killer investigation in Louisiana. Lili Simmons has been added as an underage prostitute who was friends with one of the victims and […]

  • Black-Ish Gap Year

    'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris No Longer Sure He'd Want Kanye West to Guest Star

    The supporting cast for HBO’s new series “True Detective” continues to get filled out.Eight-episode series stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as a pair of cops whose lives intersect during a 17-year serial killer investigation in Louisiana. Lili Simmons has been added as an underage prostitute who was friends with one of the victims and […]

  • MANIFEST -- "Connecting Flights" Episode 105

    Live+7 Ratings for Week of Oct. 22: 'Manifest' Averaging 106% Growth

    The supporting cast for HBO’s new series “True Detective” continues to get filled out.Eight-episode series stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as a pair of cops whose lives intersect during a 17-year serial killer investigation in Louisiana. Lili Simmons has been added as an underage prostitute who was friends with one of the victims and […]

  • REAL COUNTRY -- Episode 103 --

    The Search for Country’s Next Star Gets 'Real' With Shania Twain's New Show

    The supporting cast for HBO’s new series “True Detective” continues to get filled out.Eight-episode series stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as a pair of cops whose lives intersect during a 17-year serial killer investigation in Louisiana. Lili Simmons has been added as an underage prostitute who was friends with one of the victims and […]

  • Marti Noxon Portrait Dietland Variety

    Marti Noxon Sets Netflix Overall Deal

    The supporting cast for HBO’s new series “True Detective” continues to get filled out.Eight-episode series stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as a pair of cops whose lives intersect during a 17-year serial killer investigation in Louisiana. Lili Simmons has been added as an underage prostitute who was friends with one of the victims and […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content