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First Look at ‘True Detective’ Season 2 Cast On Set

First Look at ‘True Detective’ Season 2 Cast On Set

If you were driving through Downtown Los Angeles yesterday, and suddenly felt like you'd entered an episode of HBO's hit drama series True Detective, it's because maybe you did. The three principle players in True Detective Season 2 were in the heart of the city this week, shooting new episodes for Nic Pizzolatto's acclaimed crime saga. And we have a first look at stars Colin Farrell, Taylor Kitsch and Rachel McAdams.

True Detective Season 2 is an all-new story not tied to the first season, and will center on crime and the occult in some of the lesser known areas of California. This time, we will follow three very different police officers and one career criminal as they become entangled in a web of conspiracy in the aftermath of a murder.

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‘Call of Duty’ Live Action Trailer Starring Taylor Kitsch

‘Call of Duty’ Live Action Trailer Starring Taylor Kitsch

With the impending launch of the highly-anticipated video game Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare comes a new live-action trailer that stars Taylor Kitsch (Lone Survivor) and Emily Ratajkowski (Gone Girl).

The video gives fans a first-person look into a live-action simulation of the gameplay fans will experience in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, with Taylor Kitsch playing a fellow soldier guiding you through all the mayhem. The actor actually reunites with Battleship filmmaker Peter Berg, who directed this innovative trailer.

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Taylor Kitsch Confirms ‘True Detective’ Season 2 Role

Taylor Kitsch Confirms ‘True Detective’ Season 2 Role

After HBO confirmed last month that Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn are starring in Season 2 of HBO's True Detective, many fans had hoped that the cable network would be revealing more cast members shortly thereafter. While we still haven't had an official announcement from HBO, Taylor Kitsch confirmed to Ad Week that he will star in Season 2, with sources claiming that his deal is close to be finalized.

The plot follows three cops and a career criminal who investigate a massive conspiracy in the aftermath of a murder. Colin Farrell is playing one of the cops, Ray Velcoro, with Vince Vaughn playing career criminal Frank Seymon, whose business partner was murdered. Rachel McAdams was offered the female lead last month, but it isn't known if she is in negotiations at this time. If she does sign on, the actress will play Ani Bezzerides, the sheriff of Monterey, California who has issues with alcohol and gambling addictions.

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Taylor Kitsch Offered the Lead in ‘The Raid’ Remake

Taylor Kitsch Offered the Lead in ‘The Raid’ Remake

While actor Taylor Kitsch is still trying to lock down a role in Season 2 of HBO's True Detective, the actor has been offered the lead role in Screen Gems' The Raid remake.

Some sources have revealed that the actor is currently in negotiations for The Raid lead, while another unidentified insider claims that the actor and studio are far apart, regarding the financial terms of the deal. No character details were revealed at this time. It's possible that Taylor Kitsch may be able to take on both True Detective and The Raid roles, since production on True Detective is scheduled to end in January, right when The Raid is slated to begin.

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Taylor Kitsch and Garrett Hedlund Eyed for ‘True Detective’ Season 2

Taylor Kitsch and Garrett Hedlund Eyed for ‘True Detective’ Season 2

HBO is refusing to give any comment on its possible True Detective Season 2 casting, but shortly after it was announced that Colin Farrell was in talks for one of four main leads, it was revealed that Taylor Kitsch is being eyed by the network to also star in the hit HBO drama series.

Colin Farrell will play the older lead male detective if he signs on, with Taylor Kitsch playing his younger partner. HBO programming president Michael Lombardo commented earlier in the week that an official casting announcement is coming soon.

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Taylor Kitsch Offered ‘Need for Speed’ Lead Role

Taylor Kitsch Offered ‘Need for Speed’ Lead Role

Taylor Kitsch has reportedly been offered the lead role in DreamWorks' Need for Speed. The studio denied an offer has been made, although insiders claim he is the only contender for the part.

We reported back in May that Scott Waugh has signed on to direct, from a screenplay written by brothers George Gatins and John Gatins. The project is adapted from the long-running Electronic Arts video game franchise, although no story details were given. DreamWorks is seeking to launch a franchise similar to the Fast & Furious series.

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Six ‘Savages’ Clips with Blake Lively and Taylor Kitsch

Director Oliver Stone returns with the crime thriller Savages, starring Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson, and Blake Lively as a polyamorous trio who indebt themselves to the Mexican drug cartel in the worst way. We have six exciting clips from this adrenaline charged drama. Watch as Benicio Del Toro and Salma Hayek team up as two very sexy, yet incredibly dangerous kidnappers.

Savages was released July 6th, 2012.

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Taylor Kitsch Will Not Play Finnick Odair in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

Two days ago, we reported that actors Armie Hammer, Taylor Kitsch, and Garrett Hedlund are the top three candidates to play Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Today we have word that Taylor Kitsch is no longer in the running.

The actor revealed in a brief email to The Los Angeles Times that it's, "Not going to happen." He is coming off two straight box office flops with Disney's John Carter and Universal's Battleship. Lionsgate would not confirm or deny that Armie Hammer and Garrett Hedlund are still in the running to play Finnick.

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