Triptych is a 2023 American mystery thriller television series created by John Lee Hancock for Netflix. The series stars Mahershala Ali as Wayne Hays, a Louisiana State Police detective who is called in to investigate a series of murders that take place in the late 1990s.
The series was released on Netflix on January 13, 2023, to critical acclaim, with praise for Ali's performance, the writing, and the directing.
Wayne Hays (Mahershala Ali) is a Louisiana State Police detective who is called in to investigate a series of murders that take place in the late 1990s. The murders are all of young girls, and they all seem to be connected. Hays is determined to find the killer, but the case quickly becomes more complicated than he could have ever imagined.
- Mahershala Ali as Wayne Hays
- Carmen Ejogo as Amelia Hays
- Stephen Dorff as Roland West
- Mamie Gummer as Lucy Purcell
- Josh Stewart as Tom Purcell
Triptych received critical acclaim from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the series has a 98% approval rating based on 100 reviews, with an average rating of 8.5/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Triptych is a masterfully crafted mystery thriller that is anchored by Mahershala Ali's tour-de-force performance." On Metacritic, the series has a weighted average score of 88 out of 100, based on 30 critics, indicating "universal acclaim".
Triptych was released on Netflix on January 13, 2023. It was not released in theaters.
The series has been renewed for a second season.