by: Maggie Loyal
Michael Hyatt and Yara Martinez have signed on to the upcoming season of TRUE DETECTIVE. The second season of the HBO drama series will follow three cops and a career criminal who must navigate a web of conspiracy in the aftermath of a murder. Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch are already on board as the police officers while Vince Vaughn has been tapped as the baddie. Hyatt will pay Katherine Davis, a state attorney, while Martinez is set as Andrea, a Mexican-American immigrant.
Hyatt has previously experience with gritty crime dramas. She played Brianna Barksdale on HBO’s acclaimed series The Wire and she was last seen in Dan Gilroy’s thriller Nightcrawler opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. Martinez is currently recurring on The CW’s Jane the Virgin as Dr. Luisa Alver. She also stars on Alpha House, the Amazon comedy about four Republican senators who share the same D.C. house rental.