Comedian Rob Riggle is in talks to play the villain in 21 Jump Street, starring opposite Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum and Ice Cube in Columbia's big-screen adaptation of the 1990's TV show that starred Johnny Depp.

Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the film follows a group of young-looking cops who go undercover as high school students to stop crime at one local school.

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If a deal is made, Riggle will play a member of D.A.D. -- Dads Against Drugs. -- who has a burn-marked face and is secretly the main drug supplier.