Mahershala Ali Plays Detective
It’s a whole new cast and crime when HBO’s True Detective returns for its third season (Jan. 13) with a macabre story set in the heart of the Ozarks. Moonlight
Oscar winner and current Green
Book star Ali, 44, plays Wayne Hays, a state police detective, a part originally written for a white actor. Ali thinks it may have helped him land the lead when he showed producers photos of his grandfather, who was a state police ofwcer in real life.