Having already announced two of its leads in Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn, HBO has now officially confirmed that Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch and Kelly Reilly have joined the cast of True Detective for its hotly-anticipated second season. Thanks to EW, we’ve got descriptions for their characters, as well as those of Farrell and Vaughn, which you can check out below…
Rachel McAdams as Ani Bezzerides, a Ventura County Sheriff’s detective whose uncompromising ethics put her at odds with others and the system she serves.
Taylor Kitsch as Paul Woodrugh, a war veteran and motorcycle officer for the California Highway Patrol, running from a difficult past and the sudden glare of a scandal that never happened.
Kelly Reilly as Jordan, Frank Semyon’s wife, a former D-list actress who is a full partner in his enterprises and ambitions.
Colin Farrell as Ray Velcoro, a compromised detective whose allegiances are torn between his masters in a corrupt police department and the mobster who owns him.
Vince Vaughn as Frank Semyon, a criminal and entrepreneur in danger of losing his empire when his move into legitimate enterprise is upended by the murder of a business partner.
Production is underway on True Detective season 2 and the show is expected to return in the summer.