T Bone Burnett is set to score the upcoming HBO original series True Detective. The show stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as two cops whose lives intersect during a 17-year serial killer investigation in Louisiana. Michelle Monaghan, Jay O. Sanders, Lili Simmons, Alexandra Daddario, Michael Potts, Kevin Dunn, Tory Kittles, Elizabeth Reaser and Brad Carter are co-starring. Nic Pizzolatto is writing the scripts for all episodes and Cary Fukunaga (Sin Nombre, Jane Eyre) is directing the entire series. Pizzolatto is also executive producing the project with Steve Golin (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Babel) and Scott Stephens (Elightened, Hung). True Detective is set to premiere on January 12, 2014 and will air every Sunday night on HBO. For updates on the show, visit the official series website.
T Bone Burnett has also produced the soundtrack for the Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis, which will be released next month.