Singapore – The Emmy® and BAFTA award winning True Detective returns with an eight-episode second season same time as the U.S. on HBO – 22 June at 9am (8am Thai/Jkt), with a same day primetime encore at 9pm (8pm Thai/Jkt). New episodes debut on Mondays at the same time. The series will also be on HBO GO from 22 June and HBO On Demand from 29 June.

In this new season of True Detective, a bizarre murder brings together three law-enforcement officers and a career criminal, each of whom must navigate a web of conspiracy and betrayal in the scorched landscapes of California.

Colin Farrell (Golden Globe winner for In Bruges) plays Ray Velcoro, a troubled detective whose allegiances are torn between his masters in a corrupt police department and the mobster who owns him. Vince Vaughn (Wedding Crashers) portrays Frank Semyon, a criminal and entrepreneur in danger of losing his empire when his move into legitimate enterprise is upended by the murder of a business partner. Rachel McAdams (Midnight in Paris) plays Ani Bezzerides, a sheriff’s detective whose uncompromising ethics put her at odds with others and the system she serves. Taylor Kitsch (HBO’s The Normal Heart) portrays Paul Woodrugh, a war veteran and a highway patrol motorcycle officer, running from a difficult past and the sudden glare of a scandal that never happened.

The cast also includes Kelly Reilly (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows) as Jordan Semyon,

Frank’s wife, a former D-list actress who is a full partner in his enterprises and ambitions; Christopher James Baker (Gotham) as Blake Churchman; Afemo Omilami (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) as Police Chief Holloway; Chris Kerson (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) as Nails; and James Frain (HBO’s True Blood) as Lt. Kevin Burris.

Among the guest stars this season are Lolita Davidovich (Raising Cain), W. Earl Brown (HBO’s Deadwood), David Morse (HBO’s Treme) and Rick Springfield (Hard to Hold).

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