Don Johnson Heads to 'Rome,' Takes Part in 'Orgy'

Don Johnson has come back with a vengeance.

The former '80s TV icon will co-star in the upcoming Disney film "When in Rome" and make an appearance in the indie comedy "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy," according to The Hollywood Reporter.

"When in Rome" stars former "Veronica Mars" actress Kristen Bell as a young woman who enjoys career success but who is thus far unlucky in love. When she steals coins from an Italian fountain, she's suddenly inundated by potential loves -- the men who previously threw coins into the fountain.

Johnson plays the father of Bell's character. The film also co-stars Will Arnett, Josh Duhamel, Danny DeVito, Alexis Dziena, Jon Heder, Anjelica Huston and Dax Shepard.

In "Orgy," Johnson will play the father of comedian Jason Sudeikis. In the film, a rich man's 30-year-old son decides to host an orgy at his father's vacation home in the Hamptons. Martin Starr, Leslie Bibb, Lindsay Sloane, Lake Bell and Tyler Labine also star.

Johnson is best known for playing Det. James "Sonny" Crockett on the hit '80s series "Miami Vice," which received the big-screen treatment, starring Colin Farrell and . Johnson also starred in the series "Nash Bridges," took another brief stab at TV with 2005's "Just Legal" and co-starred in 1996's golf movie "Tin Cup."

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