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Crime, Drama

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Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Taylor Kitsch, Rachel McAdams, Kelly Reilly, Abigail Spencer, Michael Irby, Leven Rambin, Lolita Davidovich, James Frain, Riley Smith, Adria Arjona, Christian Campbel, Jon Lindstrom, Afemo Omilami

Taylor Kitsch, Rachel McAdams and Kelly Reilly Join 'True Detective' Season 2

November 25, 2014 07:11:51

The second season of HBO's "" is shaping up nicely as three more cast members are revealed. , and , whose names have been in the rumor mills for sometime, are confirmed as the official cast of the upcoming season.

McAdams will take the female lead role of Ani Bezzerides. She is a "Ventura County sheriff's detective whose uncompromising ethics put her at odds with others and the system she serves." Kitsch is in as Paul Woodrugh, "a war veteran and motorcycle officer for the CHP who is running from a difficult past and the sudden glare of a scandal that never happened."

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'True Detective' Adds Two More Actors for Season 2

November 15, 2014 12:11:33

"" is slowly rounding out its cast line-up. Lolita Davidovich and have just landed recurring roles in the highly-anticipated second season of the HBO anthology series.

The two join , and , who will tackle lead roles on the crime drama. Farrell is set to play a compromised detective, Vaughn will portray a career criminal, and Kitsch will star as a military veteran with his own share of violence and destruction.

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Kelly Reilly, Abigail Spencer, Michael Irby and Leven Rambin Join 'True Detective'

October 31, 2014 04:10:14

"" adds more cast members for the upcoming season 2. , , Michael Irby, and are tapped to join the previously-confirmed lead actors , , and .

Farrell is set to play a compromised detective, Vaughn will portray a career criminal, and Kitsch will star as a military veteran with his own share of violence and destruction. is expected to take on the fourth lead role, police detective Ani Bezzerides. They must navigate a web of conspiracy in the aftermath of a murder.

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Taylor Kitsch Confirms 'True Detective' Season 2 Role

October 28, 2014 07:10:03

The rumors that will be on "" season 2 are true. The actor himself confirmed in an interview although HBO is yet to announce his deal.

"I've just been prepping. It's been almost a full year since I've been on camera, so I'm itching, man. I'm overdue," he told AdWeek. He previously appeared in 2013's "" and last worked on HBO's TV movie "".

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Rachel McAdams Close to Signing Up for 'True Detective' Season 2

September 26, 2014 10:09:52

"" may have found the perfect choice for the female lead part in its upcoming season 2. Sources tell Variety that has been offered to star opposite the confirmed actors and .

Other actresses such as , , and most recently were rumored vying for the role, but McAdams has allegedly been frontrunner for the past few weeks. Scheduling was the only main issue since the "" star was about to film "", but a deal has reportedly been worked out where she could do both projects.

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'True Detective' Spoofed by Tiny Actresses Kate Mara and Ellen Page

September 26, 2014 07:09:15

and are "", in tiny versions. The actresses spoof the hit HBO series in a Funny or Die sketch, playing a pair of detectives who are not tall enough to reach high places, literally.

Standing at 5'2" and 5'1" respectively, Mara and Page find it hard to look at the evidence above the shelf. They are also buried behind their taller co-workers when briefed by the chief. During the questioning, the interrogator says they have solved no case. Mara fires up and says he's lucky her hand's too short to reach him.

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Keira Knightley Added to Female Lead Casting Rumors for 'True Detective' Season 2

September 25, 2014 05:09:13

Search for the new female lead on "" season 2 continues. After HBO confirmed and , now a new rumor swirls on the internet suggesting that is eyed to join the upcoming sophomore season which will be directed by Justin Lin ("").

Other actresses in the mix include , , , , , Oona Chaplin, , and . Deadline reports they all were invited to read for creator Nic Pizzolatto on Thursday, September 18. is also among in the casting rumors, but she allegedly has scheduling conflict.

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'True Detective' Season 2 Casting Draws Mixed Responses

September 24, 2014 10:09:36

After HBO confirmed and would star on "" season 2, Twitter is flooded with reactions from fans. Some are excited to see the two movie actors on the show, while others don't like the casting choices.

Among those who support Farrell and Vaughn's casting is Tierney Bricker who wrote, "Colin Farrell + Vince Vaughn = #WeddingCrashers2. JK, it's #TrueDetectiveSeason2, but I would've been down for the other, too." Ramy Zabarah tweeted, "YES! My dream has come true! Vince Vaughn just confirmed for #TrueDetectiveSeason2."

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Vince Vaughn Confirmed to Join Colin Farrell on 'True Detective' Season 2

September 24, 2014 04:09:02

HBO confirms that will star alongside on the upcoming second season of "". They replace main cast and from the first season of the crime anthology.

Vaughn is announced to portray a character named Frank Semyon, "a career criminal in danger of losing his empire when his move into legitimate enterprise is upended by the murder of a business partner."

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Colin Farrell 'Excited' to Be in 'True Detective' Season 2

September 22, 2014 09:09:16

It's official; will star on "" season 2. The Irish actor confirms his casting himself, telling Irish newspaper The Sunday World, "I'm doing the second series. I'm so excited."

He doesn't reveal his role or other details about the upcoming season as he claims that he knew "very little" about season 2. TheWrap previously reported that the "S.W.A.T." actor would portray one of the main characters, Ray Velcoro, "who has been damaged by years of turmoil in both his personal and professional lives."

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Jessica Biel, Rosario Dawson and Malin Akerman Added to 'True Detective' Shortlist

September 16, 2014 02:09:18

More names emerge as possible contenders for a female lead role on "" season 2. TheWrap reports that at least 7 more actresses join the contention after and were previously said eying the part.

According to the site, those new names are (""), (""), (""), (""), (""), ("") and Oona Chaplin (""). They reportedly are "invited back to read this week for the coveted role."

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Justin Lin Eyed to Direct Two Episodes of 'True Detective' Season 2

September 06, 2014 07:09:13

"" helmer Justin Lin reportedly is in talks to replace Emmy winner Cary Fukunaga to direct a few episodes in HBO's "" season 2. The talks are in early stages as details such as budgets and vision still need to be worked out.

According to THR, Lin won't be directing the whole season like Fukunaga did for the first season but is assigned for the first two episodes only. Lin is already attached to direct the new installment in "Bourne" franchise but he would be able to squeeze this TV project in before the film goes into production next year. Filming for the TV series is scheduled to begin in September.

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HBO Boss: 'True Detective' Season 2 Writing Is 'Exceptional'

August 22, 2014 08:08:53

HBO programming director Michael Lombardo has offered a scoop from "" season 2. At the Edinburgh TV Festival on Thursday, August 21, he gushed about how good the next installment would be compared to last season.

"When you have a success like 'True Detective' it's challenging, less for us and more for someone like Nic, how to face the page again and start afresh and not be haunted by the success of the show you've just done," he said. "But the writing is better than last season. It's exceptional."

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Elisabeth Moss Plays Coy on 'True Detective' Casting Rumors

August 09, 2014 11:08:52

may only add fuel to rumors about her casting on "" season 2 with her indirect answers when asked about her possible involvement on the show. Claiming that she knows nothing about the show, she refuses to confirm or deny the reports.

"I know nothing. I know literally as much as you know. The rumors hit me," she tells USA Today. "I can't even...it's...you know...," she coyly replies when asked if she has been approached for the next installment of the HBO show. "Not in the way everyone is talking about, honestly. I had to ask my own people, 'Have you not told me something?' "

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HBO and 'True Detective' Creator Nic Pizzolatto Deny Plagiarism

August 08, 2014 08:08:44

Both HBO and "" creator Nic Pizzolatto were quick to dismiss a plagiarism accusation against the writer. Pizzolatto denied that he was directly lifting some of the dialogue on the hit show, particularly the philosophical reflections of 's Rust Cohle, from the works of various authors including horror novelist Thomas Ligotti.

"True Detective is a work of exceptional originality and the story, plot, characters and dialogue are that of Nic Pizzolatto. Philosophical concepts are free for anyone to use, including writers of fiction, and there have been many such examples in the past," HBO said in a statement. "Exploring and engaging with ideas and themes that philosophers and novelists have wrestled with over time is one of the show's many strengths - we stand by the show, its writing and Nic Pizzolatto entirely."

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Elisabeth Moss Is Also Wanted for 'True Detective' Season 2, Plot and Character Details Emerge

August 05, 2014 04:08:12

After was reported in talks for one of the lead roles on "" season 2, is now said circling the show as well. The "" star is allegedly eyed to play the female lead. Another actress, who starred in the first and second season of "", is additionally linked to "a key role" on the show, The Wrap reports.

The site has also obtained alleged plot details and characters description of the second season. According to the breakdown, the story "will follow the death of Ben Caspar, the corrupt city manager of a fictional California city who's found brutally murdered amid a potentially groundbreaking transportation deal that would forever change freeway gridlock in the state." His body "is found on a lonely stretch of Pacific Coast Highway near Big Sur" with "satanic symbols etched on his chest. It turns out he had a penchant for rough sex and may have been involved in the occult."

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Vince Vaughn Eyes Lead Role on 'True Detective' Season 2

August 05, 2014 11:08:04

Another actor has been mentioned as possible star in the second season of "". Funnyman is in preliminary talks to take one of the lead roles on the HBO show, TVLine reports.

Report of Vaughn's possible on-screen involvement on the drama series is quite surprising since he is known for his comedic roles in such movies as "" and "". According to Deadline, the role that the actor is eying could be "a villain, possibly with mob ties."

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Colin Farrell and Taylor Kitsch Could Be 'True Detective' Season 2 Leads

July 12, 2014 09:07:46

Following writer Nic Pizzolatto's revelation that the second season of "" will have four main characters, names are being thrown in. and are reportedly in talks to join the HBO show.

Per Deadline, Farrell is "deep in negotiations to play one of what is expected to be three main roles in Season 2". Pizzolatto has recently corrected this by telling The Daily Beast, "That ballooned a little bit. I would say there are four central roles."

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'True Detective' Season 2 to Have Four Main Characters and 'Well-Known' Actors

July 11, 2014 02:07:51

Nic Pizzolatto talked about "" season 2 in a new interview with The Daily Beast. Previously saying that the second season would have three main characters, he has now corrected it, revealing, "That ballooned a little bit. I would say there are four central roles."

He, however, refused to confirm that the story would revolve around the "secret occult history" of the U.S. transportation system. "I would actually just stick with 'set in California,' " he simply said, adding, "I'd rather not to elaborate on that."

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'True Detective' Season 2 May Have Only One Lead Character

June 30, 2014 11:06:17

After rumor of 's casting was debunked, a new report on "" season 2 has emerged. Contrary to what series creator Nic Pizzolatto had said that the next installment would feature three lead characters, The Wrap has learnt that the second season will have only one male lead.

"#TrueDetective Twitter EXCLU: The 1st script for 2nd season is IN & agency sources tell us it features one MALE lead & male/female co-stars," so the site posted on its Twitter account Friday, June 27.

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