We’ve been waiting so long for significant details about season two of “” that HBO’s release today, which includes the first trailer, four photos and a premiere date of 9pm Sunday, June 21, made us want to collapse on a fainting couch and light up a Morley.
Mind you, the trailer is just a tease. But the glimpse it affords of Rachel McAdams as Ventura County Sheriff’s detective Ani Bezzerides gives a person hope that season two’s female characters will be written with as much depth as the men. Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, and Taylor Kitsch all look dangerous and brood fabulously in this minute-long first look, but McAdams also carries herself like Ani can hold her own just fine.
Here’s the season two description, taken from HBO’s press release:
“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.”
Season two consists of eight episodes, once again to be written by series creator Nic Pizzolatto. Justin Lin is set to direct the first two.
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