by: Sammy Mink
Lolita Davidovich and James Frain are both joining the second season of HBO’s TRUE DETECTIVE. This season will center on three police officers and a career criminal who wade through a conspiracy surrounding a brutal murder. Colin Farrell, Taylor Kitsch, and Rachel McAdams have all been set as the trio of police officers, while Vince Vaughn will play the criminal. Davidovich has been cast as Kitsch’s mother, a former showgirl who is bitter about her fading youth, while Frain will play Jeff Hunt, a ruthless police lieutenant. Kelly Reilly, Abigail Spencer, Michel Irby, and Leven Rambin round out the cast.
Davidovich has had roles on a number of TV series, including The Practice, The Guardian, and Rizzoli & Isles. Her film credits include Bill Condon’s Gods and Monsters, crime comedy Hollywood Homicide, and the dramedy Kill Your Darlings. Next up, Davidovich is set to appear in George Tillman Jr.’s drama The Longest Ride.
Frain is best known for his TV roles as Thomas Cromwell on The Tudors, Paul Raines on 24, and Franklin Mott on True Blood. More recently, he played Lord Warwick in the miniseries The White Queen and Eric Renard on Grimm. Frain’s upcoming projects include roles in Mark Polish’s Headlock and the dramedy The Architect alongside Eric McCormack and Parker Posey.