Vincent D’Onofrio has signed on to the cast of the big screen adaptation to 70’s cop drama CHIPS. Based on the series created by Rick Rosner, the story follows the cases of highway patrolman Jon Baker and Frank Poncherello, who will be portrayed by Dax Shepard and Michael Pena in the film. Shepard has written the screenplay, which he will also direct. D’Onofrio will portray the leader of a car-theft ring that the partners are working to take down. Paul Kaplan and Mark Torgove wrote the previous draft of the screenplay.
Known for his roles in the series Law & Order: Criminal Intent and the Netflix series Daredevil, D’Onofrio will be seen alongside of Denzel Washington in the upcoming remake of Magnificent Seven.