Justin Hires joins Warner Bros' pilot 'Rush Hour'

 "21 Jump Street" actor Justin Hires has been cast on "Rush Hour", the one-hour pilot from CBS and Warner Bros Television, based on New Line's comedy of the same name.

PTI| Updated: Mar 15, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

Los Angeles: "21 Jump Street" actor Justin Hires has been cast on "Rush Hour", the one-hour pilot from CBS and Warner Bros Television, based on New Line's comedy of the same name.

Hires will play the irreverent and wildly confident bad-boy Los Angeles Police Deaprtment detective originally portrayed by Chris Tucker, reported Entertainment Weekly.

"Cougar Town" duo Bill Lawrence and Blake McCormick will write and executive-produce with original director Brett Ratner along with Arthur Sarkissian, Jeff Ingold and Jon Turtletaub.