12/23/2013 04:58 pm ET

New 'True Detective' Trailer Shows The Dark Side Of The South

It's no mystery that HBO's new series "True Detective" is going to be a little dark. Now there's even more proof with the latest trailer released from HBO.

Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson star as a pair of detectives hunting after a serial killer in the deep south.

Check out the latest trailer above to see the detectives recall their famous manhunt and how it has altered their lives since.

Still not convinced of the bleakness of the series? Well, the official website is Need we say more? Hide under a blanket and prepare for a dark winter when "True Detective" premieres Jan. 12 on HBO.

Want more "True Detective?" Check out a 12-minute featurette here.

(h/t to The Playlist).

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