Farrell plays Ray Velcoro, a compromised detective for City of Vinci in LA County. McAdams and Kitsch serve as the show’s other two law officials: Ani Bezzerides, a disillusioned Ventura County detective, and Paul Woodrugh, a war veteran and highway patrol officer.
Vaughn is Frank Semyon, a career criminal in danger of losing it all as his wife (Kelly Reilly) struggles to make the right choice.
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The season’s case is set into motion with Kitsch’s character discovers a crime scene, triggering an investigation that involves both the police and high-time criminals.
True Detective is written and created by Nic Pizzolatto. Justin Lin, who directed several of the Fast & Furious films, takes the helm for the first two episodes.
The show returns Sunday, June 21 on HBO. Check out images of Farrell, Kitsch, and McAdams below: