In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Vinnie Jones (X-Men: The Last Stand) has joined the cast of NBC's The Cape as a series regular. He will play a powerful criminal on the NBC drama.

Jones will play the character of Scales. His is described as "a frightening man with a freakish skin condition that gives him the appearance of green and gold scales." This will be Jones first regular TV role.

The Cape centers around a police officer that is framed for murder and presumed dead. He then takes on the identity of his son's favorite comic book hero while fighting against those who did him in.