The casting for season two of the hot HBO drama True Detective has been shrouded in mystery, and HBO's been very gradually rolling out news. Only a couple of actors have officially been confirmed, while rumors have swirled about who will star in the anthology series first anchored by Matthew McConaughey  and Woody Harrelson, and this week, a handful of actors are reportedly close to deals with HBO. Find out who they are, in addition to those who have been confirmed. Plus, check out all the season two details  so far!
Deadline is reporting that Abigail Spencer is close to a deal  for season two. She would have a recurring role as Alicia, the survivor of a sexual assault.
Reilly is reportedly in talks for a regular role  as a character named Morgan.
Catching Fire's Rambin would play Sophia , a recurring character with a drug problem in her past.
Irby is close to making a deal  to play Romeo, the partner of Rachel McAdams 's character.
Taylor Kitsch's name first came up alongside Farrell's months ago; reportedly, he's being eyed for the younger lead , a 28-year-old military veteran named Paul Woodrugh. This week, he told AdWeek that he's prepping for the role , though HBO still hasn't confirmed his inclusion.
Rachel McAdams  has reportedly been offered the role  of the female lead, though HBO has not confirmed it yet. She'd be playing Ani Bezzerides, a Monterey, CA, sheriff struggling with gambling and alcohol.
Colin Farrell  confirmed that he's playing one of the detectives , a cop named Ray Velcoro.
Vaughn was confirmed to play Frank Semyon , a career criminal who is "the central antagonist," not one of the cops.
Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss , who won a Golden Globe for playing a detective in the miniseries Top of the Lake, was rumored to play one of the detectives , but it's looking like McAdams will have that role.
Michelle Forbes, who you may recognize from The Killing and True Blood, is rumored to be up for a role. The Wrap reported that she may play the wife  of either Farrell's or Vaughn's character.