21 February 2013 12:36 PM, PST | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Shaquille O'Neal is heading to the small screen!

The former NBA superstar will guest star on TNT's police drama, "Southland," Shaq announced on Thursday's Access Hollywood Live.

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Shaq will play Officer Earl Dayton, a cop who knows Officer John Cooper (played by Michael Cudlitz) from the police academy. The pair will run into each other at the funeral of a notorious gangster, where Shaq's character will be serving warrants.

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