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How do you top Matthew McConaughy and Woody Harrelson from True Detective's killer debut season? Double-down on the star power: Besides Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn, Season 2 also features Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch as co-leads, and the supporting-cast bench isn't lacking, either.
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