It's official! Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn will star in Season 2 of True Detective, HBO announced today. Fast & Furious director Justin Lin is set to helm the first two episodes.

Here is the official press release:

Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn confirmed to star in the second season of HBO's True Detective.

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Justin Lin set to direct first two episodes.

The eight-episode hour-long drama is set to begin production later this fall in California.


Three police officers and a career criminal must navigate a web of conspiracy in the aftermath of a murder.

The series is created and written by Nic Pizzolatto.

Justin Lin will direct the first two episodes.


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 career criminal in danger of losing his empire when his move into legitimate enterprise is upended by the murder of a business partner.

Additional casting will be announced as it is confirmed.

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