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Mike Tyson To Guest Star On 'Law & Order: SVU' And More Casting News

Retired American proffessional boxer Mike Tyson signs autographs at SMS Audio booth at the 2013 International CES at the Las
Retired American proffessional boxer Mike Tyson signs autographs at SMS Audio booth at the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 9, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs from January 8-11 and is expected to feature 3,100 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

From the boxing ring to "The Hangover" to "Law & Order: SVU."

Mike Tyson is set to guest star on NBC's long-running crime drama, Entertainment Weekly has confirmed. His publicist announced that he will shoot the episode, which will air on Feb. 13, later this month.

According to USA Today, Tyson will portray Reggie Rhodes, “a murderer on death row who is also the victim of a difficult childhood.”

In other casting news...

Eddie Murphy will appear in "Beverly Hills Cop." Murphy will make a cameo in CBS’ in-the-works "Beverly Hills Cop" series, the network's entertainment president Nina Tassler revealed. “He wants to come back multiple times," she added. [TVLine]

Wendi McLendon-Covey joins Adam Goldberg's ABC comedy pilot. The "Bridesmaids" star has been cast in Goldberg's untitled project as Beverly Gold, an overbearing, hyper-emotional shopaholic with no sense of boundaries and a big mouth. Plus, she's a mom. [TVLine]

Jaime Pressly is heading to "Two and a Half Men." The Emmy winner will play the new love interest of Angus T, Jones’ character, Jake. Jones is returning to the 'Men' set this week after a month-and-a-half-long hiatus. [Deadline]

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