We finally have almost all our leads for season 2 of “True Detective” on HBO. It was announced earlier this week that Colin Farrell had secured a role, then later in the week it was revealed that both Vince Vaughn and Rachel McAdams has joined the cast in the lead roles.
According to Variety, Taylor Kitsch is likely to be cast in the final slot for the four person main cast.
Season 3 will follow three police officers and career criminal as they navigate a web of conspiracy in the aftermath of a murder.
McAdams’ role has not been revealed but Farrell will play Ray Velcoro, a compromised detective whose allegiances are torn between his masters in a corrupt police department and the mobster who owns him. Vaughn will play the career criminal who is dangerously close to losing his empire when his move into legitimate enterprise is upended by the murder of a business partner.
Season 2 will have eight episodes. Production is expected to begin later this fall. The series is created and written by Nic Pizzolatto.