Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, and Justin Lin Officially Onboard for True Detective Season 2

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HBO confirmed today that Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn will star in the second season of True Detective, which will follow three cops and a career criminal (and maybe the dark side of human behavior?). HBO also announced that, as rumored, Justin Lin will direct the first two episodes. Farrell will play Ray Velcoro, "a compromised detective whose allegiances are torn between his masters in a corrupt police department and the mobster who owns him," and Vaughn will play 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." Will any women be present? Like, other than as dead bodies and sad background prostitutes? That's part of the big mystery!