Actor Chad Michael Murray Collars Guest Role on ‘Southland’

Chad Michael Murray as Lucas

According to a report at TV Line former teen idol Chad Michael Murray, best known for his role Lucas Scott on the long-running WB/CW series ‘One Tree Hill’, has landed a recurring role on the former NBC series Southland which is now a hit series on TNT.

Murray will appear in multi episodes of the cop drama, playing Dave Mendoza, a “likable cop who is a bit of a loose cannon whose off-duty behavior may not always be the best influence on Officer Sherman” (series regular Ben McKenzie).

As a refrehser, ‘Southland’ takes a raw look at Los Angeles and the lives of the officers of the Los Angeles Police Deparmtnet as they try to contain all that goes on in the City of Angels. The cast includes Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy and Regina King.

Among Murry’as TV credits are ‘Gilmore Girls’ and ‘Dawson’s Creek’ as well as the box office films ‘Freaky Friday’, ‘A Cinderella Story’ and ‘House of Wax’ and the made-for-TV movie ‘Christmas Cupid’.

‘Southland’ will be back for its fifth season starting on Wednesday, February 13 on TNT at 10/9c.