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Jessica Chastain caught in "True Detective" season 2 casting rumors

Jessica Chastain attends the "Foxcatcher" premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2014, in Cannes, France.

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Fans of "True Detective" are anxiously awaiting the casting of season 2, and now an Oscar nominee's name has just been thrown into the mix.

Following Brad Pitt's casting rumor, "Zero Dark Thirty" star Jessica Chastain has also been linked to the HBO miniseries, according to The Nerdist. This report comes after rumors that creator Nic Pizzolatto is seeking a female lead for the show, as opposed to the male-driven parts in season 1, which were helmed by Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson.

According to the new report, Chastain, 37, has been offered the role, however, her reps told E! that she is not doing the series. HBO also denied the rumor.

Tell us: Who would you like to see cast in "True Detective"?