The actor will portray Domingo, an inked-up leader of a biker gang, which is also a front for a drug organization. DeRay Davis joins a cast that already includes Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Dave Franco, and Rob Riggle.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) will make their live-action directorial debut with 21 Jump Street. The screenplay was written by Michael Bacall, Joe Gazzam, and Jonah Hill.
Production will start later this month in New Orleans.