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

01/12/2013 01:30 pm ET

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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