"True Detective" will return June 21. The news -- all over Twitter Thursday morning -- is now official. Check out the just-released trailer, and ask: Will this capture all the magic and excitement of the first? Translated thus: Will critics swoon like drunken ducks again?

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Ask ... because everyone else is! Here's HBO's official confirmation:

" 'True Detective' " returns for its eight-episode second season Sunday, June 21 (9-10 p.m.). A bizarre murder brings together three law-enforcement officers and a career criminal, each of whom must navigate a web of conspiracy and betrayal in the scorched landscapes of California. Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch star. Written and created by Nic Pizzolatto; first two episodes directed by Justin Lin."