Vincent D'Onofrio to play villain in 'CHiPs' film reboot

"Daredevil" star Vincent D'Onofrio is set to star in the film remake of classic cop series "CHiPs".

Vincent D'Onofrio to play villain in 'CHiPs' film reboot

Los Angeles: "Daredevil" star Vincent D'Onofrio is set to star in the film remake of classic cop series "CHiPs".

Dax Shepard and Michael Pena will lead the revamped reboot as motorcycle cops working for the California Highway Patrol.

D'Onofrio is now in talks to play a vengeful former cop who controls a car theft ring in the upcoming movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The actor is familiar with portraying crime bosses, having just come off a role as the slum lord Wilson Fisk in Netflix's "Daredevil".

Shepard is lined up to write and direct the "CHiPs" remake, as well as step in for classic series star Larry Wilcox as the by-the-book cop Jon Baker.

Pena has been cast as Baker's unpredictable partner Ponch Poncherello, a role originally made famous by Erik Estrada.
No release date has been set yet for the "CHiPs" reboot. 

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