A lot of folks have been wrong in jumping the gun on the second season of True Detective casting, but a day after learning that there are four central roles in the second season, we are learning from The Wrap and their inside source (and reporter Jeff Sneider is really good at this) that Colin Farrell is being eyed for and is close to completing a deal for the older male lead.
Meanwhile. Taylor Kitsch is a strong possibility for one of the other leads, and he actually seems like a great fit (if you think Friday Night Lights and Lone Survivor and don’t think, John Carter and Battleship). Garrett Hedlund is reportedly also up for the same role, but Kitsch has the edge, and it would certainly get his career back on track.
Also, if you need it, here’s a quick reminder of what Taylor Kitsch can do:
Source: The Wrap