Ving Rhames is headed to CBS. TVLine reports the Monday Mornings star has joined the network’s Cagney and Lacey reboot pilot.
Based on the hit 1980s TV show, the action drama “centers on two female police detectives and friends who keep the streets of Los Angeles safe.” The original series starred Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless and ran on CBS from 1982 to 1988.
On the CBS reboot pilot, Rhames will be playing ” Capt. Stark, the LAPD Homicide Coordinator who is unflappable and a leader who inspires loyalty in everyone around him.” He joins fellow cast members Sarah Drew and Michelle Hurd, who will play Cagney and Lacey, respectively.
What do you think? Are you a fan of the original Cagney and Lacey series? Would you watch the CBS series?