“True Detective” Reaches Out to Jessica Chastain For Second Season Lead

Posted Wednesday May 21, 2014 9:25 AM GMT

Everyone seemed to love the inaugural season of “True Detective,” and creator Nic Pizzolatto has his work cut out for him with making round two as appealing.

To that end, Nerdest has reported that “Zero Dark Thirty” babe Jessica Chastain has been offered the lead role, picking up where Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson left off.

Pizzolatto previously hinted that the second season will be about “hard women, bad men and the secret occult history of the U.S. transportation system.”

Stay linked to the GossipCenter for the latest on “True Detective,” including whether or not Chastain signs on for the gig!

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