March 24, 2006 03:34:13 GMT
Rapper-actor Ludacris is turning to TV for his next dramatic role, playing rapper-actor Ice T's nephew in a guest spot on NBC crime drama "Law & Order
After generated strong buzz for his performances in the Oscar-winning "Crash" and "Hustle & Flow", rapper-actor Ludacris is now turning to TV. He, reportedly, is about to guest star on NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," episode "Venom" (Tuesday, March 28th at 10 PM ET/PT).
There in the series he is set to play rapper-actor Ice T's nephew. "When I was approached to work on SVU and read the script, there was no way that I could turn down this amazing opportunity," Ludacris said. "The character was so rich and the storyline so complex, that I knew it was something I had to do."
It is said that the episode will see Ice T's character, squad detective Fin, is put in a bind when his son becomes a suspect in a double homicide. The case opens a family secret involving Ludacris' character.