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'Law & Order: SVU': Jake T. Austin Books Guest Role

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Former "Wizards of Waverly Place" star Jake T. Austin is following up his role in the star-studded flick "New Year's Eve" with a guest gig on NBC's "Law & Order: SVU."

In the episode titled "Home Invasions," Austin will play Rob Fisher, the boyfriend of a girl whose family is massacred. No air date for the episode has been set yet.

"It's an honor to be a part of such a respected series," Austin said in a statement to The Huffington Post. "Being a New Yorker myself, I'm a huge fan of the show and can't wait to start filming."

"Wizards of Waverly Place" recently aired its final season. The finale was watched by 9.8 million viewers.

On the big screen, Austin can next be see playing Huck Finn in 2013's "Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn" opposite "Super 8" star Joel Courtney.

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