Its first series proved to be a ratings winner and drew plaudits for the pairing of Matthew McConauhgey and Woody Harrelson in a dark tale of duplicity, moral corruption and the hunt for the elusive Yellow King.

On the 21st of June HBO will premiere the second season of True Detective, with an all new cast and story to tell, an approach which we are certain to see copied by other broadcasters. Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams, Kelly Reilly and Coin Farrell are our main players in Season Two, setting up on either sides of the law and who are drawn together in the aftermath of a murder.

HBO debuted three motion posters for the series, which has a lot to live up to.


True Detective Season 2 Posters

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.