"True Detective" on its way to start filming its second season, fans are wondering how well the new cast will perform given that they have a hard act to follow. TV critics agree that it certainly will be hard to top the first season of the show, which garnered numerous Emmy nominations for the series.
According to The Wrap, first story details have been revealed and tell of a plot that is both confusing and intriguing.
"'True Detective' will follow the death of Ben Caspar, the corrupt city manager of a fictional California city who's found brutally murdered and a potentially groundbreaking transportation deal that would forever change the freeway gridlock in the state," their summary of the seaon reads. "Three law enforcement officers from different cities and branches of the government are tasked with finding out who did it. They soon discover their investigation has much broader and darker implications than they initially thought."
When Hollywood Reporter asked show creator Nic Pizzolatto to verify the aforementioned plot line, he refused to comment on it, saying that season two is still a "work in progress," and that if he talks about what he's doing he loses the urge to do it.
As for casting the second season, it remains to be seen as to who will be appearing on the show, but insiders are speculating that Colin Farrell, Taylor Kitsch, Vince Vaughn and Elizabeth Moss could be cast.
Recently, Moss addressed the casting rumors, saying that she has not been approached by HBO or "not in the way everyone is talking about."
However, the actress hinted that she would be happy to be part of the show.
"For me as an actor who's been in this business for over 25 years, it's so flattering to be associated with that show, for anyone to think that I can be part of that show," she said.
"True Detective" Season 2 is slated to premiere on early 2015 on HBO.