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Vinnie Jones Scales Up <i>Cape</i> Connections

The series won't start airing for a few months yet, but already the cast of NBC's new superhero drama The Cape has started growing: Popular soccer hard man Vinnie Jones has joined the regular cast.

Jones, who appears in the pilot, has signed on to make regular appearances as Scales, a deformed criminal whose skin disfigurement makes it look as if he has - well, you guessed it, according to the Hollywood Reporter. This is nothing new for Jones, of course; he's previously played a supervillain in X-Men: The Last Stand and an NBC heavy in Chuck.

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