True Detective Season 2: Main Cast, Plot Details Leaked?

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Has the full main cast, along with numerous key plot details, regarding True Detective Season 2 been leaked online?

According to The Wrap, the central story of Season 2 will center on the killing of a corrupt city manager in Southern California named Ben Caspar.

The crime will bring together three law enforcement officers from three branches of government, with casting details below:

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COLIN FARRELL will portray Ray Velcoro, a damaged detective who has been through Hell in his personal life and professional life.

TAYLOR KITSCH will play Paul Woodrugh, a 28-year-old military veteran who has seen a great deal of of violence and destruction.

ELISABETH MOSS will come on board as Ani Bezzerides, a Monterey sheriff whose troubled upbringing has driven her to gambling and alcohol.

VINCE VAUHGN will be Frank Semyon, a former thug-turned-businessman who's conducting a shady deal with a local mayor and his political cohorts regarding construction of a high-speed railway system that links Southern California to Northern California.

Michelle Forbes (The Killing) may also play a key role on True Detective Season 2.

No word from HBO or creator Nic Pizzolatto regarding these rumors. So we cannot verify the veracity, although The Wrap has supplied very detailed information here.

What do you think of these potential roles and cast decisions?

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The hubris it must take to yank a soul out of non existence, into this, meat. And to force a life into this, thresher. Yeah so my daughter, she uh, she spared me the sin of being a father.


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