Rachel McAdams, Kelly Reilly and Taylor Kitsch all confirmed for True Detective Season Two
Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch and Kelly Reilly have all been confirmed to star in the second season of True Detective.
Each of the actors had been long rumoured to be part of the cast, but have now been confirmed by makers HBO to join stars Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughan in the show's second run. All five will be series' regulars.
According to Deadline, Kitsch, McAdams and Farrell will play three police officers tasked with investigating a web of conspiracy in the aftermath of a murder, while Vaughan will play Frank Seymon, a career criminal.
McAdams has been cast as Ani Bezzerides, a Ventura County Sheriff with uncompromising ethics, Kitsch is Paul Woodrugh, a war veteran and motorcycle officer for the California Highway Patrol, running from a difficult past, while Reilly will play Jordan, Frank Semyon’s wife, a former D-list actress who is a full partner in his enterprises and ambitions.
Farrell is already confirmed to play the character Ray Velcaro, who he describes as a man “who has been damaged by years of trauma in both his personal and professional lives.”
In addition to the five regulars, True Detective has cast a slew of recurring actors for the second season, including Michael Irby, Abigail Spencer, Leven Rambin, Riley Smith, Lolita Davidovich, James Frain, Adria Arjona, Chrsitian Campbell, Michael Hyatt and Yara Martinez will appear.
Fast And Furious director Justin Lin will direct the eight-episode season's first two episodes.
The new show debuted earlier this year to great acclaim and starred Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as two detectives who are charged with solving a series of ritualistic murders in Louisiana.
The second season will be set in California.