True Detective season 4 might be launching soon and fans can’t keep calm about it. True Detective received a great response when it returned for the third season after being on a long break.

The announcement for the fourth season took place in 2016 and it took them 3 years. The show stars Stephen Dorff as Detective Roland West and Mahershala Ali as Detective Wayne Hays. The plot of the third season was about the murder of Will Purcell and his sister, Julie getting disappeared.

It was confirmed that the third season took place in the same world as the first season. And it even gave us hints that the first and third season might be connected to each other. So, True Detective season 4 could either be in the same universe or a sequel to it.

So, here is everything we know about True Detective season 4

HBO has not made any official announcement about True Detective season 4 as of writing this. But, it will happen eventually. They rushed into the second season and hence it was not that great. So, they took some time before the third season was launched. And it was no surprise that the third season was better than the second. So, we can expect them to have learned their lesson. So, we can expect HBO to make the announcement in the TCA summer press tour.

True Detective season 4 release date

Since there has not been any announcement, we can’t confirm a True Detective season 4 release date. But, the fans might have to wait till early 2021 to for the next season.

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What will be the story of the next season?

It will be another anthology story. Fans have been waiting to see Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. And the next season can potentially be a sequel to the first season. So, we might be able to see the continuation of the child kidnapping ring. But, these are all theories till now.

Who will be cast in the upcoming season?

Till now every season has featured a new pair of lead characters. McConaughey and Harrelson led the first season as Louisiana Police detectives. In the second season, we saw Colin Farrell as Detective Ray Velcoro. He teamed up with Rachel McAdams as Ani Bezzerides.

The third season featured Ali and Stephen Dorff as police partners. So, it is quite possible that there might a new pair cast as lead characters in True Detective season 4.