As Season 2 of “True Detective” just kicked off last night, the cast and crew of the HBO drama have released a behind-the-scenes look at the show. Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch and executive producer Scott Stephens are featured in interviews about the second season, in which they discuss the changes from the first season and the brilliant writing by the show’s creator Nic Pizzolatto.
Here’s the official synopsis of Season 2, courtesy of HBO:
A bizarre murder brings together three law-enforcement officers and a career criminal, each of whom must navigate a web of conspiracy and betrayal in the scorched landscapes of California. Colin Farrell is Ray Velcoro, a compromised detective in the all-industrial City of Vinci, LA County. Vince Vaughn plays Frank Semyon, a criminal and entrepreneur in danger of losing his life’s work, while his wife and closest ally (Kelly Reilly), struggles with his choices and her own. Rachel McAdams is Ani Bezzerides, a Ventura County Sheriff’s detective often at odds with the system she serves, while Taylor Kitsch plays Paul Woodrugh, a war veteran and motorcycle cop for the California Highway Patrol who discovers a crime scene which triggers an investigation involving three law enforcement groups, multiple criminal collusions and billions of dollars.
“True Detective” airs on Sundays at 9pm on HBO. Make sure to check Indiewire for new episode reviews every week, including last night’s premiere.