Colin Farrell to star in new series of True Detective
Actor Colin Farrell has confirmed his role in the second season of crime drama True Detective. The actor has confirmed he will play the character Ray Velcaro, who according to Farrell is a man “who has been damaged by years of trauma in both his personal and professional lives.”
The new series is expected to follow a storyline about a corrupt businessman who is found dead the night before he is due to complete a deal. The rest of the cast is yet to be confirmed, although there have been persistent rumours that Vince Vaughn could have a part to play in the second season, and there are also rumours about roles for Taylor Kitsch, Elizabeth Moss and Rachel McAdams.
Justin Lin is also set to direct the first two episodes of the new season.