Vinnie JonesVinnie Jones will be joining the NBC drama seriesThe Cape as a hideously freakish villain with green and gold scales. Jones has been a movie star up to this point with titles under his belt like Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch. He's best known for his role of The Juggernaut in the third X-Men movie of the franchise, which included the immortal line "I'm the Juggernaut, bitch". This line, in my opinion, at least ranks ahead of the simple informative "I'm Batman.'

In an age where many movie stars are going to television, it's a sign of the times that actors like Jones make this move. If The Cape ends up taking off, it could be a good career move for him. However, the premise - which you can read in full after the jump -- sounds a bit like Kick-Ass without the cute little girl to make things amusing. But Summer Glau is among the cast so there is some hope for the show.

Check out a preview of The Cape after the jump ...
"The Cape" is a one-hour drama series starring David Lyons ("ER") as Vince Faraday, an honest cop on a corrupt police force, who finds himself framed for a series of murders and presumed dead. He is forced into hiding, leaving behind his wife, Dana (Jennifer Ferrin, "Life on Mars") and son, Trip (Ryan Wynott, "Flash Forward"). Fueled by a desire to reunite with his family and to battle the criminal forces that have overtaken Palm City, Faraday becomes "The Cape" his son's favorite comic book superhero - and takes the law into his own hands. Rounding out the cast are James Frain ("The Tudors") as billionaire Peter Fleming – The Cape's nemesis – who moonlights as the twisted killer: Chess; Keith David ("Death at a Funeral") as Max Malini, the ringleader of a circus gang of bank robbers who mentors Vince Faraday and trains him to be The Cape; Summer Glau ("Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles") as Orwell, an investigative blogger who wages war on crime and corruption in Palm City; and Dorian Missick ("Six Degrees") as Marty Voyt, a former police detective and friend to Faraday.

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