The first season of True Detective blew critics and audiences away with its surprisingly character-driven southern gothic murder investigation.
Unlike most shows on TV, however, the series features a one-and-done anthology format which means that acclaimed leads Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson are out for season two, along with the rest of the first season's cast.
Rumors have been circulating since the True Detective finale back in January about who will replace the mismatched duo of Rust and Cohle, and now it seems we have half of our answer:
The Nerdist reports they've exclusively learned that Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain will star in True Detective Season 2.
While neither side of the supposed deal has confirmed the casting choice, series creator Nic Pizzolatto previously stated that season 2 would feature a female-driven story and he's already proven his ability to draw A-list movie stars to the small screen.