Vin Diesel to star in big-screen remake of 70s cop show Kojak
London, February 28, 2013
First Published: 14:07 IST(28/2/2013)
Last Updated: 14:09 IST(28/2/2013)
Vin Diesel is set to revive 1970s police legend Kojak for a new TV series.
The xXx action hero, 45, has landed the lead role as the New York murder detective, the Daily Star reported.
Kojak was orginally played by the late shaven-headed actor Telly Savalas.
He starred as
Actor Vin Diesel holds up his award for Action Star of the Year during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
the lollipop-loving cop who was a hit with the ladies and had the catchphrase: "Who loves ya baby"