Jane Kaczmarek has joined the cast of CHiPs, Warner Bros.’ big-screen adaptation of the classic 1970s television series.
Dax Shepard is directing the movie, currently in production, and starring with Michael Pena as the motorcycling police officers and best friends, Jon Baker and Frank Poncherello.
The plot of the movie revolves around a stolen car ring and has Vincent D’Onofrio, who appeared in Jurassic World and was the villain in Netflix’s Daredevil series, as the bad guy.
Also on the roll call are Adam Brody, Kristen Bell and Rosa Salazar among others.
Kaczmarek will play the police captain to our lovable rule-bending, envelope-pushing cops.
The actress is best known for starring in TV’s Malcolm in the Middle, which garnered her seven Emmy nominations over the course of its seven seasons. She most recently appeared on USA’s Playing House.
Kaczmarek is repped by ICM Partners and Greenlight Management.