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HBO unveils another True Detective cast member and confirms Director for season two

September 24th, 2014 by Derek Robertson Comments

Add another unlikely star to the cast of the second season of True Detective as Vince Vaughn has been locked down to star alongside Collin Farrell.

It was recently announced that Colin Farrell (herehad signed on the dotted line to star in the second season of the critically acclaimed HBO series, True Detective. Now we can add another of the rumoured names to that list in an against-type Vince Vaughn.

HBO honchos confirmed the hires on September 23rd alongside director Justin Lin, who will direct the first two episodes. Shooting for the eight-part anthology series will begin this autumn in California.

Farrell will play a police officer enmeshed in a conspiratorial aftermath following a murder where his character will be torn between the loyalty of his corrupt police department and a crime lord who controls him.

It has been learned that Vaughn will play the mobster whose empire is confronted after the murder of a business partner.

As of now, no other leads have been confirmed. But we will keep you posted.

Source: ScreenDaily


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Derek Robertson has dabbled in many aspects of the media industry from a young age. He has always had an admiration for, film, science fiction and all things geek-like. Working in the music industry with Sony/BMG Records gave Derek insight and experience into video directing. Thusly, for many years he took a hands-on, multi-disciplinary approach in creating and editing treatments; working with performance artists, writing and producing music and working both; in front of, and behind the camera. Studying a Msc in Forensic Psychology has embedded a conceptual ethos that has spawned his signature writing style that he now infuses whilst blogging for numerous websites; writing music reviews, movie news, and reviewing network shows et al., . Derek continues to try and erase the boundaries between the homogenous and the insanely dull, culturally enmeshing contemporary socio-political aspects into the mix of the monolithic media industry.