Thursday, April 09, 2015

Teasing “True Detective” 2

Over the last several months we’ve received dribs and drabs of information regarding the cast and story lined up for Season 2 of the HBO-TV crime drama True Detective, but haven’t really learned much about what to expect. Until today. HBO has released a teaser video for Season 2, which comes with this brief story description:
A bizarre murder brings together three law-enforcement officers and a career criminal, each of whom must navigate a web of conspiracy and betrayal in the scorched landscapes of California. Colin Farrell is Ray Velcoro, a compromised detective in the all-industrial City of Vinci, L.A. County. Vince Vaughn plays Frank Semyon, a criminal and entrepreneur in danger of losing his life’s work, while his wife and closest ally (Kelly Reilly) struggles with his choices and her own. Rachel McAdams is Ani Bezzerides, a Ventura County Sheriff’s detective often at odds with the system she serves, while Taylor Kitsch plays Paul Woodrugh, a war veteran and motorcycle cop for the California Highway Patrol who discovers a crime scene which triggers an investigation involving three law-enforcement groups, multiple criminal collusions, and billions of dollars.
We also hear that the first two of this coming season’s episodes will be directed by Justin Lin, who’s known for his work on The Fast and the Furious 3–6 and the TV series Community.

True Detective is set to return to HBO on Sunday, June 21.

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