What Colin Farrell told the Irish newspaper has been confirmed as HBO has announced that Farrell and Vince Vaughn will star in True Detective season 2. Farrell will play Ray Velcoro, a crooked detective trying to work for both the corrupt police department and the mob. Vaughn will be Frank Semyon a criminal trying to go straight whose business partner is murdered. They are still looking for the female lead.
Both Farrell and Vaughn had been rumored for the part for a while.
Justin Lin (The Fast & The Furious) is on board to direct two episodes. Production is to begin this fall.