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'True Detective': First season 2 trailer and photos

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It’s a True Detective season 2 motherload!

The first photos … the first teaser video … the premiere date … and a new detailed description of hotly anticipated and ever-mysterious HBO hit …

Are all here now.

After months of HBO silence and plenty of online medial speculation, the premium network has released several pieces of news and assets, without warning, all at once. True Detective will return Sunday, June 21 with new series stars Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams and a rather sinister-looking Vince Vaughn.

Here’s the first teaser trailer: 

Now some photos: 

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Lacey Terrell/HBO
Lacey Terrell/HBO

And some description: 

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 is Ray Velcoro, a compromised detective in the all-industrial City of Vinci, LA County. 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.

It’s probably a safe bet that HBO will run something about True Detective — likely this same teaser — before the Game of Thrones premiere Sunday as well.

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