Rachel McAdams is the front runner to land the coveted female lead role in Season 2 of True Detective.
According to Variety, the actress was offered the part though HBO hasn't officially announced the casting, as McAdams is reportedly still locking down the deal.
Elisabeth Moss and Jessica Biel were also early favourites for the role of the one female in three detectives, including the recently announced Colin Farrell while Taylor Kitsch is said to close to landing the third.
Also confirmed for Season 2 is Vince Vaughn as the main antagonist for the season.
Justin Lin (Fast & Furious) will direct the first two episodes of Season 2, which starts filming soon around Los Angeles and the series is being targeted for a summer 2015 premiere date.