McAdams will play Ani Bezzerides, Ventura County sheriff’s detective whose uncompromising ethics put her at odds with others and the machine she serves. Kitsch is set as Paul Woodrugh, a battle veteran and motorcycle officer for the CHP who is running from a difficult earlier and the surprising glare of a scandal that in no way befell. Reilly is Jordan, Frank’s partner and a former D-list actress who is a complete significant other in his enterprises and ambitions.
Season two may also be written through Nic Pizzolatto and may well be directed by means of a cadre of helmers — in conjunction with Justin Lin — after the planned departure of Emmy winner Cary Fukunaga. In a cover interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Pizzolatto, who now not only writes each and every episode alternatively is in detail enthusiastic about the casting, well-known that a switch to a variety of directors for season two has additional to do with being able to switch at a sooner production pace than anything else.