We’ve all seen Mike Tyson play himself in The Hangover in what became a fan favorite role. Coming off of that success we knew it would only be a matter of time before more acting roles started popping up and it looks like NBC is giving him that opportunity. Tyson is set to guest star in an upcoming episode of Law and Order: SVU in a role that is perfect for him.
Just what type of role do they have on tap for Iron Mike? According to Deadline Hollywood:
He will play Reggie Rhodes, a murderer on death row whose violent actions may in part be the byproduct of a horrible childhood.
This might be the first episode of SVU we’ll tune into since…well, ever. The comments on Deadline had a variety of opinions on whether or not Iron Mike was right for the role. Some comments were funny:
Of course there were a few stiffs in there saying that NBC shouldn’t feature somebody with the reputation like Tyson: