Entertainment TV Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch Officially Join the Cast of 'True Detective' The two actors will play members of law enforcement on the HBO drama By Patrick Gomez Patrick Gomez Patrick Gomez is the Editor in Chief/General Manager of Entertainment Weekly. Formerly at People magazine and The A.V. Club, the Critics Choice and Television Critics Association member has appeared on 'Today,' 'Extra!,' 'Access Hollywood,' 'E! News,' 'CNN,' and 'Nightline,' and can be seen frequently on 'Good Morning America.' Follow the Texas Native at @PatrickGomezLA wherever your media is social for all things 'For All Mankind' 'Top Chef,' and puppy related. People Editorial Guidelines Published on November 24, 2014 05:45 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: George Pimentel/WireImage; Evan Agostini/AP True Detective has a few more detectives on the case. It had long been rumored that Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch would be added to the cast, but now HBO has confirmed the actors will join Colin Farrell and McAdams’s Wedding Crashers costar Vince Vaughn in the critically acclaimed drama. According to HBO, the second season of the hit anthology series – which previously starred Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson – will center on “three police officers” (McAdams, Kitsch and Farrell) and “a career criminal” (Vaughn) who “must navigate a web of conspiracy in the aftermath of a murder.” Kelly Reilly will play the wife of Vaughn’s character in the eight-episode season. The Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows actress’s character is being described by HBO as “a former d-list actress who is a full partner in [her husband’s] enterprises and ambitions.” Production of the season has already begun in California. Want more stories like this? Sign up for our newsletter and other special offers: sign me up Thank you for signing up!