A chip off the old block! Michael Pena and Dax Shephard star in over the top ...

The first trailer for the upcoming remake of cop caper CHIPS sees its leading men Michael Pena and Jax Shephard in fine form.

Debuting on Wednesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the action-packed teaser introduces Shephard as rookie officer Jon Baker and Pena as undercover FBI agent Frank 'Ponch' Poncherello.

Taking inspiration from the light-hearted 1970s drama and bringing it into the modern day, the duo set about infiltrating corrupt LA cops.

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A chip off the old block: The first trailer for the upcoming remake of cop caper CHIPS sees its leading men Michael Pena and Jax Shephard in fine form

A chip off the old block: The first trailer for the upcoming remake of cop caper CHIPS sees its leading men Michael Pena and Jax Shephard in fine form

The film's two stars gave Kimmel a helping hand to introduce the trailer, arriving in the studio on motorbikes and dressed in their police uniforms.

Sharing plenty of on-screen chemistry, Baker and Ponch get a little closer than the latter would like on a couple of humorous occasions.

It wouldn't be a buddy comedy without a smattering of juvenile humour, and the trailer puts a tick in that box. 

Call the police: Debuting on Wednesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the action-packed teaser introduces Shephard as rookie officer Jon Baker and Pena as undercover FBI agent Frank 'Ponch' Poncherello

Call the police: Debuting on Wednesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the action-packed teaser introduces Shephard as rookie officer Jon Baker and Pena as undercover FBI agent Frank 'Ponch' Poncherello

Rough riders: The film's two stars gave Kimmel a helping hand to introduce the trailer, arriving in the studio on motorbikes and dressed in their police uniforms

Rough riders: The film's two stars gave Kimmel a helping hand to introduce the trailer, arriving in the studio on motorbikes and dressed in their police uniforms

oN THE PROMO TRAIL: The reboot, which also stars Vincent D'Onofrio, Maya Rudolph, Jessica McNamee and Shepard's real life wife Kristen Bell, opens worldwide on March 24

oN THE PROMO TRAIL: The reboot, which also stars Vincent D'Onofrio, Maya Rudolph, Jessica McNamee and Shepard's real life wife Kristen Bell, opens worldwide on March 24

Remake: Taking inspiration from the light-hearted 1970s drama and bringing it into the modern day, the duo set about infiltrating corrupt LA cops

Remake: Taking inspiration from the light-hearted 1970s drama and bringing it into the modern day, the duo set about infiltrating corrupt LA cops

Put it there, bro: : Sharing plenty of on-screen chemistry, Baker and Ponch get a little closer than the latter would like on a couple of humorous occasions

Put it there, bro: : Sharing plenty of on-screen chemistry, Baker and Ponch get a little closer than the latter would like on a couple of humorous occasions

First meeting in the station locker room, Ponch backs off as his new partner goes to introduce himself with a hug in nothing but a pair of tight white underwear.

Then when Ponch attempts to carry Baker from his bed to the bath later in the trailer, he trips and ends up face-planting his pal's manhood.

Ponch also awkwardly finds himself with an erection after becoming distracted by a in 'yoga pants' while on a serious mission. 

Action-packed: There are explosions galore, roaring motorcycles and glamorous girls in what is sure to be an exhilarating ride

Action-packed: There are explosions galore, roaring motorcycles and glamorous girls in what is sure to be an exhilarating ride

There are explosions galore, roaring motorcycles and glamorous girls in what is sure to be an exhilarating ride. 

TV series CHiPS,which starred Larry Wilcox as Officer Jon Baker and Erik Estrada as Officer Frank 'Ponch' Poncherello, ran on NBC for six seasons from 1977-1983 and was turned into a TV movie in 1998.

The reboot, which also stars

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