We learned earlier today that Vince Vaughn is in talks to star in True Detective season 2. A new report from The Wrap surfaced tonight and suggests creator Nic Pizzolatto is close to firming up the rest of the cast. Vaughn is in talks to play the central antagonist. Colin Farrell is reportedly nearing a deal for the older male lead, while Taylor Kitsch is the frontrunner for the younger male lead. Elizabeth Moss is under consideration for the female lead and Michelle Forbes is in contention for a key role.
The report also expanded on the previously reported True Detective season 2 plot details, provided character descriptions for the above roles, and mentioned a candidate to direct some episodes. Hit the jump for more.