The Oscar-winning actress has been cast as protagonist Liz Danvers in the anthology crime series True Detective: Night Country for HBO. The role will mark Jodie's biggest television gig in over 50 years, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She will also executive produce the series. Series co-writer Issa Lopez celebrated Jodie's casting on Twitter. "It's out. Dreams do come true. Nightmares too. I can't wait for you all to see what strange, cold mysteries we're cooking." Jodie last appeared in a recurring television role in Gunsmoke from 1969 to 1972.
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