James D’Arcy and Nina Dobrev have apprehended roles in Fox’s “Let’s Be Cops.” Pic stars Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr., with Luke Greenfield helming. The comedy follows two friends who impersonate cops for fun but everything goes wrong when they mess with a real-life mobster.
D’Arcy will play the mobster while Dobrev plays Wayans’ love interest.
Greenfield is producing with Simon Kinberg. D’Arcy has been on the scene quite a bit playing Anthony Perkins in Searchlight’s “Hitchcock” and several roles in “Jupiter Ascending.” His show for A&E, “Those Who Kill,” was recently picked up for series. Dobrev continues to be seen on CW’s “The Vampire Diaries.” D’Arcy is repped by CAA, Management 360 and Markham, Frogatt and Irwin. Dobrev is repped by CAA and Brillstein.