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Colin Farrell to star in new series of True Detective


If you happen to be a fan of the critically acclaimed series True Detective you may be wondering who will star in the next series (series 2), well we have some news for you as it has been confirmed that Irish movie star Colin Farrell will star in new series.

The 38-year-old Dublin native who has been linked to the US crime drama since early as July, has now been confirmed to be portraying one of the lead characters, Detective Martin Eric “Marty” Hart or Detective Rustin Spencer “Rust” Cohle, previously played by Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson.

The ‘Total Recall’ star confessed he was “so excited” about the project and is thrilled that filming is taking place around Los Angeles so he can be close to his children, Henry, 4 and James,11.

Farrell said in a recent interview with the Sunday World: “I’m doing the second series. I’m so excited.
“I know it will be eight episodes and take around four or five months to shoot. “I know very little about it, but we’re shooting in the environs of Los Angeles which is great. It means I get to stay at home and see the kids.”

However further cast details for the second season which is thought to air in summer 2015 – are yet to be released, it is reported that ‘Wedding Crashers’ star Vince Vaughan and ‘Battleship’ actor Taylor Kitsch are also being lined up to be involved in the next instalment of the hit HBO show.

Along with the new cast members, creator Nic Pizzolato previously revealed that the second season of the Emmy Award-winning drama will be about “hard women, bad men and the secret occult history of the United States transportation system”.

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