The 'Avengers: Infinity War' actress will play Vera, a formidable, mysterious woman who struggles to choose between her community or her own desire.

AceShowbiz - Carrie Coon is heading to USA Network's anthology series "The Sinner". Coon, who plays Proxima Midnight in "Avengers: Infinity War", has been tapped to portray a character named Vera.

Vera is described as "a formidable, mysterious woman." She struggles between "upholding the ideals of the community she leads and fulfilling her own desires."

"The Sinner" marks the actress' return to the small screen after appearing on HBO's "The Leftovers" and the third season of FX's "Fargo". She starred as Gloria Burgler opposite Ewan McGregor on the FX anthology series. Meanwhile, she played Nora Durst on the Justin Theroux-starring drama.

Joining Coon in the upcoming second season of "The Sinner" are Natalie Paul ("The Deuce") and Hannah Gross ("Midhunter"). Paul will be playing Heather, a detective in training. Meanwhile, Gross protrays Marin, Heather's best friend from high school.

The second season of "The Sinner" will follow Bill Pullman's Detective Harry Ambrose as he explores a new crime. Ambrose will travel to his hometown in upstate New York where he will investigate the murder of two people by their 11-year-old son.

The detective realizes something extraordinary about the boy or where he came from, and the investigation pulls him into the hidden darkness of his hometown. He is pitted against those who will stop at nothing to protect its secrets - and a mysterious woman who proves to be a complicated, enigmatic piece to this haunting puzzle.

The freshman season starred Jessica Biel, who is now returning as an executive producer for the sophomore season. Also serving as executive producer is her Ocean partner Michelle Purple, who also executive produced season 1, Charlie Gogolak and Brad Wintes.

Antonio Campos once again directs as well as executive produces.

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