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Here's the True Detective Season 2 Cast

Oct 30 2014 - 11:58am

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 [1] 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 [2] so far!

Abigail Spencer

Deadline is reporting that Abigail Spencer is close to a deal [3] for season two. She would have a recurring role as Alicia, the survivor of a sexual assault.

Kelly Reilly

Reilly is reportedly in talks for a regular role [4] as a character named Morgan.

Leven Rambin

Catching Fire's Rambin would play Sophia [5], a recurring character with a drug problem in her past.

Michael Irby

Irby is close to making a deal [6] to play Romeo, the partner of Rachel McAdams [7]'s character.

Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch's name first came up alongside Farrell's months ago; reportedly, he's being eyed for the younger lead [8], a 28-year-old military veteran named Paul Woodrugh. This week, he told AdWeek that he's prepping for the role [9], though HBO still hasn't confirmed his inclusion.

Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams [10] has reportedly been offered the role [11] 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

Colin Farrell [12] confirmed that he's playing one of the detectives [13], a cop named Ray Velcoro.

Vince Vaughn

Vaughn was confirmed to play Frank Semyon [14], a career criminal who is "the central antagonist," not one of the cops.

Elisabeth Moss

Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss [15], who won a Golden Globe for playing a detective in the miniseries Top of the Lake, was rumored to play one of the detectives [16], but it's looking like McAdams will have that role.

Michelle Forbes

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 [17] of either Farrell's or Vaughn's character.

James Frain

True Blood actor Frain has reportedly joined the cast [18] as ruthless police lieutenant Jeff Hunt.

Lolita Davidovich

According to Deadline, Davidovich will play the mother [19] of Taylor Kitsch's character.


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