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The 61-year-old actress opened up about her new role at the fourth season premiere of “True Detective: Night Country” on Tuesday

Jodie Foster acknowledges her latest character's many flaws.

The 61-year-old actress, who plays Detective Liz Danvers in the upcoming fourth season True Detective: Night Countrydescribed her as “Alaska Karen” at the show’s premiere in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

“Liz Danvers is terrible. She is “Alaska Karen.” There’s no doubt about it,” Foster told reporters at the Paramount Theater. “She’s a terrible, terrible character. But you see why.”

“You see where that comes from and you see what she's fighting against, the turmoil that's inside her and the protectiveness and love that she has for her partner in the film [played by Kali Reis]her other trooper character.”



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Foster plays Detective Liz Danver in season four of True Detective: Night Country

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In the new season of the Emmy-winning show, Detective Danvers tries to find out what happened to eight missing men who worked at the Tsalal Arctic Research Station in Ennis, Alaska.

Teasing her favorite part of the new season, Foster – who is also an executive producer of the show – said on Tuesday: “I love episode six. Yes. Episode six is ​​incredible. It's that kind of movie. It’s a film in itself, so I’m particularly proud of it.”

“I think they're getting better as time goes on and it feels very complete to me,” she continued. “It feels like an extended short story with a beginning, a middle and an end. That's the advantage of a limited series over a series of making up stories over the years. This story has a great development.”

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Foster at the season premiere in Los Angeles on Tuesday

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At the premiere, the actress also highlighted the differences between Danvers and her most famous detective role as FBI student Clarice Starling silence of the Lambs.

“Clarice is very different from Liz,” Foster said of her previous Oscar-winning role. “I think Clarice probably wouldn't have gone on to be an FBI agent. I just feel like one day she would have given up and maybe worked in a soup kitchen or something.”

True Detective: Night Country is available to stream in its entirety on HBO Max on January 14th.



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