Law & Order: SVU is in the business of granting wishes, just ask Questlove of The Roots!
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon bandleader revealed in a November 2013 Us Weekly interview that he wanted to play dead on the long-running NBC drama."It's my fantasy to play a dead body on Law & Order," Questlove said in the magazine's "25 Things You Don't Know About Me" feature. Fast forward to February 2014 and it looks like his dream is coming true!
You'll never guess who's on the slab today pic.twitter.com/HRgme0hWwW? SVU Writers Room (@SVUWritersRoom) February 21, 2014
SVU Behind The Scenes: This corpse looks strangely familiar... pic.twitter.com/rJaylOeVfZ? ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) February 21, 2014
The official SVU writers room Twitter account and series star Ice-T shared photos (above) of Questlove filming his guest appearance on the SVU slab. Law & Order: SVU: making dreams come true since 1999.
Questlove will appear in the 18th episode of season 15, which is being directed by SVU star Mariska Hargitay. This is her first time directing.
Hargitay has enlisted her pal and former 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin for a guest appearance. The current title of the episode is "Criminal Stories." No premiere date has been set yet.
(E! and Law & Order: SVU are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)